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Groenewegen claims Kuurne-Bruxelles-Kuurne
25 february 2018
The Ducthman rode Oltre XR4 to Team LottoNL-Jumbo's fifth seasonal win in the Belgian classic ahead of Démare and Colbrelli  
Bianchi + Team Road + Product
Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s Dylan Groenewegen picked his fourth seasonal win in the 70th Kuurne-Bruxelles-Kuurne, 200,1 km classic race with start and finish in Kuurne (Belgium) on Sunday, February 25th. Equipped with his  trusted Oltre XR4, the Dutchman wrapped another explosive sprint, his trademark in this early season, preceding Arnaud Démare (Fdj) and Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team) and taking win in 4:51:41.
Groenewegen and Oltre XR4 were once again a perfect pair. Thanks to the aero advantage granted by his bike, in 2018 Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s sprinter clinched one win after another so far: Dubai Tour’s opener, Volta ao Algarve em Bicicleta’s first and fourth stage and eventually Kuurne-Bruxelles-Kuurne.
Enhanced with the revolutionary Countervail® vibration cancelling technology, the Bianchi Oltre XR4 high-performance aero road racing machine allows rider to hold the most aerodynamic position at higher speeds and for longer, in order to maximize the aerodynamic advantage. The Oltre XR4 was designed to be at the absolute cutting edge of aerodynamics thanks to advanced CFD and Flow Visualization – technologies borrowed straight from aerospace and F1 car design: technology that turns into valuable watts in head-to-head finishes like today’s.
Bianchi supplies the Team LottoNL-Jumbo with four models engineered with the revolutionary Countervail® Vibration Cancelling Technology:
•             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
•             Aquila CV, the ultimate time trial machine, designed to increase power output and rider's energy, with maximum control with each pedal stroke
•             Infinito CV, the ideal bike for the Classics, providing remarkable control on uneven surfaces and reducing muscular fatigue