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Groenewegen sprints to win in Tour de Yorkshire opener
29 april 2017
Team LottoNL-Jumbo's sprinter scored his first seasonal win on Oltre XR4
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Dylan Groenewegen (Team LottoNL-Jumbo) scored his maiden victory of 2017 topping Tour de Yorkshire's opener, 174 km from Bridlington to Scarborough (UK) on Friday, April 28th. The Dutch national champion won a thrilling head-to-head with Australian Caleb Ewan. Brit Chris Opie rounded out the podium. Groenewegen is therefore the first GC leader of the 3-day race: tomorrow the riders will finish their effort in Harrogate, before heading to the Fox Valley on Sunday.
 
Runner-up in the GC and winner of the Youth classification at 2017 Dubai Tour, Dylan Groenewegen had two seconds and two third places to his name so far in the season.
 
THE TEAM’S BIKES
 
Team LottoNL-Jumbo's riders are equipped with four models engineered with Countervail® viscoelastic carbon material:
  • Oltre XR4, designed to maximize the aerodynamic advantage and control
  • Specialissima, the ultralight frame, perfect for GC riders, it’s extra stiff for increased traction and stability at high speeds, and maximum control on the descents
  • Infinito CV, the ideal bike for the Classics, it provides remarkable control on uneven surfaces and reduces muscular fatigue.
  • Aquila CV, the ultimate time trial machine, it’s designed to increase power output and rider's energy, with maximum control with each pedal stroke.