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Kuss takes maiden win and GC lead at Tour of Utah
09 august 2018
Runner-up Neilson Powless completed Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s double with Oltre XR4
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Team LottoNL-Jumbo scored an outstanding double in The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah stage 2, 138,4 km with start and finish in Payson City (US) on Wednesday, August 8th. The 23-year-old American Sepp Kuss rode Oltre XR4 to his maidon success as a professional, soloing to win in 3:25:58 after a long breakaway. His teammates and countryman Neilson Powless, 21, was runner-up with a 29-second gap, ahead of Kyle Murphy.

Kuss climbed the GC taking the lead in 7:49:37, with a 21-second advantage on Powless and 25 seconds on former leader Tejay Van Garderen.
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