While part of the team where competing in the Netherlands and Belgium, Hitec was also represented in national races in Norway with Tone Hatteland Lima, Ingrid Lorvik and Janicke Gunvaldsen.
Saturday we lined up for a kermesse race, 25 laps of 3.2km and a total of 1300hm. After working to close all attacks making sure nothing got away without us, it came down to a sprint. Lining up to Les videre
Photo: Sportfoto.nl/SF Road 2015
Saturday our girls raced in the Netherlands at the Omloop van the Borsele. Already early in the race the bunch split into several groups in the tough winds and high speed.
The bunch regrouped and split several times until close to the final a Les videre
Already early in the race a breakaway of seven formed including our birthday girl Cecilie. They gained a lead of 3.35min going into the Muur the first time. After 80km Giant-Liv started working to close the gap and was soon joined by RaboLiv. The peloton split in two and the breakaway got reeled in after the strong efforts in the Les videre
Saturday our girls lined up to defend last year’s victory at Omloop van de IJsseldelta. Already early the peloton split up because of the strong winds. Simona was unlucky and got caught in a crash, in the front group we had Lauren and Kirsten. From the front Anna van der Les videre
Energiewachttour progressed into a successful week of racing for our girls with a total of two victories and a 2nd place. Although being a UCI 2.2 race, only two out of the top ten teams were missing from the start list, making it a high quality peloton and as always tough racing. Les videre
In the 5th race of the Women’s WorldTour (WWT), the beautiful Ronde Van Vlaanderen, our team lined up with a goal of another top ten result. The riders were met by sun, good temperatures, short sleeve weather and no need for the typical spring classic “how much are you wearing” talk before start. The atmosphere in Oudenaarde was great and the girls highly motivated to do a strong race. Les videre
This Sunday Team Hitec Products lined up for Gent-Wevelgem (WWT) with goal of another top ten result. The race of 114km included two times the cobbled climbs Kemmelberg & Monteberg and once the Baneberg. Although the weather was nice, the winds were strong and already early in the race the peloton split in two because of it.
At 50km the first climb came and over the top a selection of 25 riders got clear, none of our Hitec girls. Emilie was the closest over Les videre
In today’s third round of the WWT Trofeo Alfredo Binda, the riders saw a course suited for those who prefer climbing to cobbles. After finishing 9th in Strade Bianche and 8th in Ronde Van Drenthe, Lauren was able to keep up the good standard by sprinting to a 9th place. A group of eight formed a strong breakaway in the second last of the small laps. Lauren and Vita found themselves in the group behind and were not able to chase back to the Les videre
Saturday we lined up for the second race of the Women’s Worldtour (WWT). The riders were met by good weather, the wind was present but not strong, the roads were Dutch, the VAM-berg and cobbles great fun, but tough! With such a strong peloton it would be all about positioning for the crucial moments. We hoped to get
someone in a breakaway before the long cobles. Janicke tested the Les videre
Team Hitec Products raced the first race in the UCI Women’s World Tour race, Strade Bianche in Sienna, Tuscany. The race offered a tough course and challenging weather for the 121km route through Toscana including 23km of white gravel roads and over 1800m of elevation with open terrain. Les videre