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Leader Kuss gives an encore in Tour of Utah stage 5
12 august 2018
Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s American rode Oltre XR4 to success on Snowbird Ski and Summer uphill finish
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Team LottoNL-Jumbo's Sepp Kuss strengthened his lead in the Tour of Utah by dominating stage 5, 157,7 km with start in Canyons Village and uphill finish in Snowbird Ski and Summer (US) on Saturday, August 11th. The 23-year-old American rider rode his Oltre XR4 to his second solo win in the US race with a 39-second advantage on Belgian Ben Hermans and 1:18 on Peter Stetina.
With one stage to the finish, Kuss leads the Tour of Utah in 18:32:00, Hermans is runner-up (+ 1:21), Joe Dombrowski third (+2:05). Kuss also tops the KOM classification with 22 points. His teammate Olivier Daan is third, 13. Team Lotto NL-Jumbo's Neilson Powless is twelfth overall (+3:59) and second in the Youth classification.
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