Romandie: Roglic holds GC lead after 2nd in uphill TT
28 april 2018
Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s Slovenian grazed a stage win in Tour de Romandie’s stage 3 with Bianchi Oltre XR4. Fourth place for teammate Kruijswijk
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Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s Primoz Roglic was second in Tour de Romandie’s stage 3, a 9,9 km mountain time trial from Ollon to Villars (Switzerland), on Friday April 27th. Equipped with Bianchi Oltre XR4, the TT Vice World Champion completed the race in 25:14, 4 seconds behind the day’s winner, Colombian Egan Bernal (25:10), maintaining the overall leadership in the Swiss event. Aussie Richie Porte (25:28) rounded out the podium ahead of another Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s athlete, Steven Kruijswijk (25:58), riding Oltre XR4 too.
In the overall standings, Roglic leads with a 6-seconds advantage on Bernal and 27 seconds on Porte. Fourth place for Kruijswijk at 1:02.
TEAM LOTTONL-JUMBO'S BIANCHI CV MODELS
Bianchi supplies the Team LottoNL-Jumbo with four models engineered with the Bianchi CV system:
• 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
Photo credits: Bettini, Cor Vos.