In the past three days, Team Hitec Products – Birk Sport participated in the V-Women’s Tour. Lucy van der Haar, Mieke Kröger and Julie Meyer Solvang raced for the team. They started on Wednesday with a classic stage, then raced a stage with a hard hill top finish on Thursday and ended on Friday with a criterium. However the team wasn’t able to get a top result, the riders do look back on some fun and hard days of virtual racing.
This Wednesday the V-Women’s Tour starts. Team Hitec Products – Birk Sport will compete in this three day virtual stage race with Lucy van der Haar, Mieke Kröger en Julie Meyer Solvang (photo). And you can follow all the action live! The stages will be streamed live on both the Youtube channel and Facebook page of the organization of the Women’s Tour.
For some of the Norwegian riders of Team Hitec Products – Birk Sport, the 2020 season has restarted. On Sunday Amalie Lutro won a 10 kilometer time trial in Tjelta, while Pernille Feldmann ended in fourth place. For Amalie it was her second time trial in four days, as she competed in a climbing time trial on Thursday. She then finished second behind Stine Borgli (FDJ). “It was super fun to feel some race-nerves again.”
Becoming Norwegian road race champion that year, Lise Nøstvold joined Team Hitec Products in 2010. She raced for the team for three seasons. In all those years the now 33 years old former rider competed at the world championships. Now Nøstvold is still involved with the team, as she is the team doctor. But what more happened after her cycling career? This time we asked her the six questions. Continue reading
We are getting ready to race again! In a period where cycling races can’t be organized, Team Hitec Products – Birk Sport are happy to announce that we will take part in the V-Series Women’s Tour. On Friday the organization of the World Tour race announced their virtual race. There will be three stages, on 17, 18 and 19 June. Every time will race with three riders and there will be a livestream of all stages.
There are not many cyclist who can say they rode for a team more than half of the years the team excists. At least, not when the team already excists for a longer periode. Thea Thorsen can. Team Hitec Products is now on its twelfth year and she rode seven seasons for the team. But how is it now with the 28 years old former cyclist from Norway? We asked her six questions.