Cover photo: Sportfoto.nl/SF Road 2015
The course on Friday’s Boels Rental Hills Classic was one of the tougher courses to be found in the Netherlands with its fifteen climbs. Halfway into the 131km race, second time up the Camerig climb, a group of twenty-three riders formed including Tatiana, Vita and Lauren. Going up the Cauberg a strong breakaway of five formed and stayed away till the finish. Lizzie Armistead (Boels Dolmans) won ahead of Annemiek Van Vleuten (Orica) and Ashleigh Moolman (Cervelo-Bigla). In what was left of the peloton Tatiana was the strongest rider in the uphill finish, securing 6th place with Lauren in 15th and Vita 25th.
Team for the race: Tatiana Guderzo, Julie Leth, Miriam Bjørnsrud, Vita Heine, Lauren Kitchen & Charlotte Becker