CyclingQuotes.com uses cookies for statistics and targeting ads. This information is shared with third parties.
ACCEPT COOKIES » MORE INFO »

Every day we bring you more pro-cycling news

"Due to some illness I didn’t feel very well yesterday in Murcia and today. I had some headaches and I felt like I had a fever."

Photo: Sirotti

CCC DEVELOPMENT TEAM

TEAM PROFILE
|
NEWS

CLASICA DE ALMERIA

RACE PROFILE
|
NEWS
15.02.2015 @ 19:12 Posted by Emil Axelgaard

Two CCC Sprandi Polkowice riders – Grega Bole and Maciej Paterski – finished in top 15 in the Spanish one-day event Clasica de Almeria.

 

"After the last hill and the dangerous descent everyone wanted to be in the front and that made the race a little bit nervous. There was a crash with 1 or 1,5km to go and that had some impact on the final sprint. The head of the group stretched out and it was very hard to move up to the front. Etixx – Quick Step was going very fast and there was not much we could do," Grega Bole said afterwards.  "Due to some illness I didn’t feel very well yesterday in Murcia and today. I had some headaches and I felt like I had a fever."

 

"I am not fully satisfied with today’s result because we are capable of claiming podium spots," sports director Piotr Wadecki said. "If we did everything right in the final, somebody from our team could have finished right behind Cavendish. We would prefer to have one rider in the top 3-4 than two in the top 15. We will discuss it with the riders today, what went wrong and what to do, so it won’t happen again."

 

5 riders attacked early on – Unai Intziarte (Murias Taldea), Romain Bardet (AG2R La Mondiale), Miguel Ángel Benito (Caja Rural – Seguros RGA), Roman Sicard (Team Europcar) and Arthur Van Overberghe (Topsport Vlaanderen – Baloise). Intziarte was the first one to get dropped from that group and later Bardet took off solo in the hilly part of the route. He was chased by Sicard and Benito and the duo managed to bridge the gap.

 

Eventually the escapees were caught with about 50km to go. They were reeled in by a reduced, 58-man peleton. Four CCC Sprandi Polkowice riders were in it – Maciej Paterski, Grega Bole, Adrian Honkisz and Łukasz Owsian. The group was controlled by the sprinters’ teams and it came down to a bunch sprint.

 

Mark Cavendish was able to survive the hardest part of the race in the front and was the man to beat in the final. He was led perfectly our by his teammate Mark Renshaw and took the win. Grega Bole claimed 8th place and Maciej Paterski finished 11th. CCC Sprandi Polkowice was among the most solid teams in the race since they were 2nd in the teams classification.

MORE NEWS:

VIEW SELECTED

Bycykling 101: Navigering i byens gader og cykelvenlige... 27.11.2023 @ 12:11The Best Danish Cyclist To Bet On At 2022 Tour De France 13.01.2022 @ 15:262022 Upcoming Tournament Overview 03.01.2022 @ 09:45Best Place to Find Stand-Up Paddleboards 16.06.2021 @ 08:16What are Primoz Roglic’s Chances to Win 2021 Tour de Fr... 17.03.2021 @ 08:37Amazing victory by young champion Sarah Gigante 04.02.2021 @ 14:21Three reasons why cycling is one of the best ways to ex... 28.09.2020 @ 12:03Why do businesses use meeting room managers? 14.09.2020 @ 13:42Five things that you can do, if you want to gain more f... 20.08.2020 @ 15:38One for the road 09.06.2020 @ 15:25List of CyclingQuotes previews 07.05.2020 @ 13:20Blue Energy: room for all interests 26.08.2019 @ 12:56Get your daily dose of exercise at home 08.07.2019 @ 10:443 good advice to be able to afford your favorite bike 25.02.2019 @ 12:32Cycle through gorgeous landscapes 22.10.2018 @ 21:41Balance Your Economy and Diet and Start Saving Money 08.10.2018 @ 11:18Stay Safe: 3 Helmets That Can Keep Your Head Protected... 20.07.2018 @ 07:59Planning to bet on Tour De France - Bet types and strat... 24.05.2018 @ 14:18Basics of cycling betting 25.10.2017 @ 13:10Bauer moves to ORICA-SCOTT 28.08.2017 @ 10:45End of the road for CyclingQuotes 08.01.2017 @ 16:00Rui Costa confirms Giro participation 07.01.2017 @ 12:55Van Avermaet: I am not afraid of Sagan 07.01.2017 @ 09:45Unchanged course for E3 Harelbeke 07.01.2017 @ 09:32Jenner takes surprise win at Australian U23 Championships 07.01.2017 @ 08:53No replacement for Meersman at Fortuneo-Vital Concept 06.01.2017 @ 19:14Barguil with two goals in 2017 06.01.2017 @ 19:06More details about French Vuelta start emerges 06.01.2017 @ 14:16Kristoff to start season at Etoile de Besseges 06.01.2017 @ 14:10Ion Izagirre announces schedule for first year at Bahrain 06.01.2017 @ 12:40JLT Condor optimistic for Herald Sun Tour 06.01.2017 @ 09:19Haas leads Dimension Data trio in fight for Australian... 06.01.2017 @ 09:15Sagan spearheads Bora-hansgrohe at Tour Down Under 06.01.2017 @ 09:12Henao and Thomas lead Sky Down Under 06.01.2017 @ 09:09Bauer crowned New Zealand TT champion 06.01.2017 @ 08:33Van der Poel ready to defend Dutch title 05.01.2017 @ 21:00Pantano ambitious for first Tour with Trek 05.01.2017 @ 20:41Landa with new approach to the Giro 05.01.2017 @ 20:36Sunweb Development Team sign Goos and Zepuntke 05.01.2017 @ 20:27Dumoulin confirms Giro participation 05.01.2017 @ 20:19Bauer targets victories in Quick-Step debut 05.01.2017 @ 20:16Gaviria and Boonen lead Quick-Step in San Juan 05.01.2017 @ 20:13Team Sunweb presented in Germany 05.01.2017 @ 20:09ASO take over major German WorldTour race 05.01.2017 @ 11:01Team Sunweb unveil new jersey 05.01.2017 @ 10:54Reactions from the Australian TT Championships 05.01.2017 @ 08:27Dennis defends Australian TT title 05.01.2017 @ 08:21Scotson takes back to back U23 TT titles in Australia 05.01.2017 @ 08:15Utrecht on track to host 2020 Vuelta 04.01.2017 @ 18:28Pre-season setback for Talansky 04.01.2017 @ 17:56Kristoff: It's not impossible for me to win in Rou... 04.01.2017 @ 17:49Boom close to first cyclo-cross win in LottoNL debut 04.01.2017 @ 17:40UAE Abu Dhabi make late signing of Arab rider 04.01.2017 @ 17:36UAE Abu Dhabi unveil new jersey 04.01.2017 @ 17:30BMC unveil race schedule 04.01.2017 @ 17:21

Currently no news in this list

James MCCOY
34 years | today
Mattia GAVAZZI
41 years | today
Yoshimasa AIMOTO
31 years | today
Matteo FIORIN
19 years | today
Andres TORRES ROCHA
22 years | today

© CyclingQuotes.com