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Van Poppel grazes win at Abu Dhabi Tour
22 february 2018
Only Italian Viviani preceded Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s Dutchman in stage 2
Bianchi + Team Road + Product
Danny Van Poppel and Oltre XR4 keep on scoring prestigious results in this early season. Stage-winner at Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, close to success at Clasica de Almeria, Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s Dutchman placed second in Abu Dhabi Tour’s stage 2, 154 km from Yas Mall to Yas Beach, on Thursday, February 22nd. Van Poppel was outsprinted only by Italian Elia Viviani, whilst preceded German Pascal Ackermann. After two stages, Van Poppel is third both in the GC (4 seconds slower than Viviani) and the Points classification, with a 10-point gap from the Italian himself.
In Yas Beach Van Poppel scored Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s tenth seasonal podium, supported by Oltre XR4. Enhanced with the revolutionary Countervail® vibration cancelling technology, 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. 
Bianchi supplies the Team LottoNL-Jumbo with four models engineered with the revolutionary Countervail® Vibration Cancelling Technology:
  • 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