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Van Poppel nabs first podium for Team Jumbo-Visma
19 januari 2019
The Dutchman was third with Oltre XR4 in Santos Tour Down Under stage 5
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Team Jumbo-Visma's Danny Van Poppel finished third in Santos Tour Down Under's stage 5, 149,5 km from Glenelg to Strathalbyn (Australia) on Saturday, January 19th. The Dutchman scored the first podium for Team Jumbo-Vista under the new naming. Equipped with Oltre XR4, the 25-year-old rider from Utrecht was preceded only by Belgian Jasper Philipsen and Slovak Peter Sagan in the bunch sprint.
 
Also in 2018 Van Poppel had been the first rider of the Bianchi-equipped World Tour team (Team LottoNL-Jumbo at that time) to take a podium spot, topping Vuelta a la Comunitat Valenciana's opener at the end of January. 
 
TEAM JUMBO-VISMA'S BIANCHI CV MODELS 
Bianchi supplies the Team Jumbo-Visma with four models engineered with the Bianchi CV system powered by Countervail: 
 
•             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