Dylan Groenewegen couldn't choose a better way to celebrate his comeback to racing. The Team LottoNL-Jumbo sprinter rode Oltre XR4 to win in Tour of Norway's opener, 186 m from Svelvik to Horten (Norway) on Wednesday, May 16th. The Dutchman outsprinted Norwegian Sondre Holst Enger and Spaniard Jon Aberasturi. Groenewegen is the first leader of the Scandinavian stage race.
Groenewegen had already been one of the most winning riders in the early season, thanks to the perfect match between his sprinting skills and the aero advantage granted by Oltre XR4. Before succeeding in Horten, the 24-year-old rider from Amsterdam had topped Dubai Tour’s opener, Volta ao Algarve em Bicicleta’s first and fourth stage, Kuurne-Bruxelles-Kuurne and Paris-Nice stage 2.
Enhanced with the revolutionary Bianchi CV system, 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.
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