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Vita Heine: ‘I would love to win a UCI race again’

Already in the team since the summer of 2014, Norwegian champion Vita Heine is one of the most experienced riders of Team Hitec Products – Birk Sport. After racing the Setmana Ciclista Valenciana, Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Le Samyn des Dames, she is now up for her fourth race of the season. Next Sunday Vita will race Gent-Wevelgem. Time to meet the 34 year old rider, who won the Norwegian championships three years in a row.

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Julie Meyer Solvang: ‘Team Hitec is really important for Norwegian girls’

For Julie Meyer Solvang the 2019 season is the second one as a member of Team Hitec Products – Birk Sport. After racing the opening weekend with the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Omloop van het Hageland, her third race will be Gent-Wevelgem this weekend. “I like the typical Belgium and Dutch races”, she tells us in this second interview that we do to introduce the riders of the team.

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Lonneke Uneken: ‘I get time and space to learn and grow’

The 2019 season is on its way and compared to last year, there have been some changes in the Team Hitec Products – Birk Sport selection. That makes it about time to introduce all riders and that we will do with interviews in the upcoming period. Starting with Lonneke Uneken, who is one of the three first year elite riders in the team. “In this team I get the time and space to learn and grow.”

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Stougje shows return of form in first Nokere Koerse

On Wednesday the first edition of Nokere Koerse for women was raced. The race, which for the men is already organized for the 74th time, ended in an uphill bunch sprint. Dutch rider Lorena Wiebes of Parkhotel Valkenburg took the win. Promising was the result of Chanella Stougje. After an accident last year, she this season already showed good form and now saw that rewarded with a 15th place. Lonneke Uneken finished 19th.

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Bad luck in Ronde van Drenthe

Two days after the Drentse Acht van Westerveld, the Ronde van Drenthe was on the program on Sunday. The first World Tour race for Team Hitec Products – Birk Sport in this season and already the tenth year in a row that team took part in the race. Just like Friday it was a tough day for the peloton. This time without a good result for the team, for a large part because of bad luck.

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