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Bodnar wins out of breakaway
Stage 4 - Maciej Bodnar 150August 6th, ’15.  A breakaway has succeeded for the first time in the Tour de Pologne, with Maciej Bodnar winning a three-way sprint finish while the sprinters had to contend for fourth place on the line  Bodnar led a Polish 1-2 ahead of Kamil Zielinski.
 
Dion Smith 8th in Utah stage 2
Dion Smith CN 150August 5th, ’15.  Dion Smith finished eighth in stage 2 of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah to climb up the general classification as Jure Kocjan of Team SmartStop took the stage win ahead of Smith’s teammate Robin Carpenter.
 
Pelucchi doubles up as final ramp catches sprinters out

Stage 3 - Matteo Pelucchi 150August 5th, ’15.  After taking going winless since February, Matteo Pelucchi has roared his way back to life in the sprint scene.  The Italian has taken his second stage win of the Tour de Pologne ahead of compatriot Giacomo Nizzolo and Tom Van Asbroeck.

 
Oram, Torckler & Smith take on Utah as Reijnen wins stage 1
Kiel Reijnen 150August 4th, ’15.  Kiwis James Oram, Michael Torckler and Dion Smith lined up for stage 1 of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah.  The opener was dominated by America, as Kiel Reijnen led a 1-2-3-4 of Americans in the finish.
 
Pelucchi wins as crash ruins Tour de Pologne finishing sprint

Stage 2 - Matteo Pelucchi 150August 4th, ’15.  Matteo Pelucchi denied Marcel Kittel a second stage win with a powerful finishing kick to claim stage 2 of the Tour de Pologne, but a crash in the final few hundred metres that saw Caleb Ewan hit the deck first caused chaos in the bunch.

 
Drucker beats break to win RideLondon Classic
Jean-Pierre Drucker 150August 3rd, ’15.  Jean-Pierre Drucker beat out the rest of his breakaway companions to claim the Prudential RideLondon Classic yesterday.  He marked fellow fast man Ben Swift in the run-in to the line, with Swift having to settle for third behind Mike Teunissen.

 
Bennett & Sergent return as Kittel powers to win

Stage 1 - Marcel Kittel 150August 3rd, ’15.  George Bennett and Jesse Sergent lined up at the Tour de Pologne for the opening stage in Warsaw.  In the bunch sprint finish Marcel Kittel took his first World Tour win of the 2015 season, finally returning to form after an illness blighted year so far.

 
Adam Yates wins confusing San Sebastian
Adam Yates 150August 2nd, ’15.  Adam Yates claimed his first World Tour win in a Classica San Sebastian finish so confusing that not even the rider himself knew he had won until just before he crossed the line. He was followed across the line by Philippe Gilbert and Alejandro Valverde, but a furious Greg van Avermaet failed to finish the race after being taken out by a race motorcycle while in the lead on the final climb of the day.
 
Greipel wins Ster ZLM Toer as Henderson rides to podium
Andre Greipel Giro 150June 22nd, ’15.  We’re accustomed to seeing Lotto Soudal’s sprint train resulting in stage wins, but this time it also resulted in GC victory.  Andre Greipel has won the Ster ZLM Toer, finishing second ahead of Greg Henderson on the final stage to secure the win.

 
Henderson climbs to 5th as Greipel wins again
Stage 6 - Greg Henderson 150June 20th, ’15.  Greg Henderson climbed into 5th overall on the GC with another fantastic performance from the Lotto Soudal squad.  Andre Greipel took his second stage win in as many days in stage 2 of the Ster ZLM Toer in Buchten ahead of Moreno Hofland and Edward Theuns.
 
Majerus wins in Kettering as race breaks up
Stage 3 - Christine Majerus 150June 20th, ’15.  Stage 3 of the Aviva Women’s Tour saw the race begin to break up on the run in towards the finish, and while Linda Villumsen remained just about within touching distance of the leaders, it was Christine Majerus of Boels-Dolmans who took the stage and yellow jersey.
 
Greipel & Henderson do it again
Prologue - Greg Henderson 150June 19th, ’15.  The great partnership that has been enjoyed by Lotto Soudal’s Andre Greipel and Kiwi fast man Greg Henderson has struck again with all the power and precision we’ve become accustomed to.  Greipel won the first road stage of the Ster ZLM Toer with Henderson’s lead out also seeing him cross the line in the top 10.
 
Jolien D’Hoore wins Women’s Tour stage 2
Stage 2 - Jolien DHoore wins 150June 19th, ’15.  The second stage of the Aviva Women’s Tour in Great Britain saw Jolien D’Hoore win from the bunch sprint for Wiggle Honda, overcoming the challenge of Lisa Brennauer of Velocio-SRAM and Christine Majerus of Boels-Dolmans.  Meanwhile Linda Villumen’s and Rushlee Buchanan’s UnitedHealthcare team continued to encounter success.
 
Buchanan & Villumsen take on Women’s Tour
National Championships RR - Linda Villumsen wins 150June 18th, ’15.  Rushlee Buchanan and Linda Villumsen are in the UK to take on one of the fastest growing events on the women’s circuit; The Women’s Tour.  The stage was won in dramatic fashion by Lizzie Armitstead who crossed the line only to collide with photographers and be taken to hospital.

 
Peter Kennaugh wins Dauphine stage 1
Stage 1 - Peter Kennaugh 150June 8th, ’15.  Peter Kennaugh of Team Sky escaped to win the opening stage of the 2015 Criterium du Dauphine.  Kennaugh finished 2 seconds ahead of the chasers that included Sacha Modolo, Edvald Boasson Hagen and Tiesj Benoot, with George Bennett of LottoNL-Jumbo finishing close to the front of affairs.
 
Henderson leads out Gorilla power in Luxembourg
Prologue - Greg Henderson 150June 5th, ’15.  It was business as usual for Greg Henderson in the first road stage of the Skoda Tour de Luxembourg today.  Lotto Soudal’s final lead out man in the red train led out teammate Andre Greipel to perfection, to send the German national champion to victory in Kuntzig.
 
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