Top 20 for Henttala on final stage at Tour of Estonia

Joonas Henttala (FIN) “Today was a hard and hectic city circuit in Tartu, with rain and cobble stones to make it more challenging. The pace was high all day with non-stop attacks. With Matyas (Kopecky) and Declan (Irvine) we worked hard and did well in keeping our positions in the front.“ “I had good sensations…

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Kopecky takes top 15 in a brutal stage at Tour of Estonia

Matyas Kopecky (CZE) “Today was a long day, and also a very fast one. In the beginning there was not breakaway, so the pace was really high. At some point the break went, and the bunch slowed down but it started to rain heavily. The team did really great by taking really good care of…

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Kopecky in the top 30 in his debut at Tour of Estonia

Matyas Kopecky (CZE) “It’s my first time at the Tour of Estonia, and I am very happy to be here to show what’s possible with diabetes together with my teammates.” “I didn’t know what to expect – I just finished exams at school, and I came here to help the team but for today I…

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Devo Race Report – Joe Martin Stage Race 

Joe Martin Stage Race – Stage 1 Daniel Holt – Team Manager While this is only a smaller USA race, I knew that it would be competitive and told the guys as such. It was very windy with several sections of crosswinds throughout the race, then a 10km climb. The guys should keep position to make the…

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Climbing up the Slovakian High Tatras

Daniel Holt, Development Team General Manager (USA): Today was the last stage, a 2.9km uphill TT. Don’t go too hard at the very beginning and finish with an all-out effort. I was hoping Nathan could do well and possibly crack the top-10.Nathan, Louis and Robbe did their best today and looked pretty tired after the…

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Hilly stage in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship

Daniel Holt, Development Team General Manager (USA): I wanted the guys to be cautious today since it was hard to tell how hard the course was going to be, and how the big teams were going to race. Just keep position always, then follow some moves later on. The race was fast from the beginning…

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12 km of gravel challenging for riders and their bikes

Daniel Holt, Development Team General Manager (USA): It looked like it was going to be challenging. Steep climb a the beginning, 12km “gravel” section on the sustained 20km climb, then a nasty kicker at the end. I told guys to be very alert at the front in the first 50km and try to follow a…

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Stage 4 at Belgrade Banjaluka

Daniel Holt, Development Team General Manager (USA): I thought the stage would be harder than it was. Slight crosswind all day with lumpy hills and a lot of disorganization in the group. I told the guys to be attentive for the first 70km, then more aggressive about following moves after that. Then work for Celestin in…

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