In Facebook schreibt er dazu: „Das ist ein Saisonende, wie man es sich wünscht. Der Sieg heute bei Paris-Bourges tut richtig gut und motiviert für Paris-Tours am Sonntag. Jetzt habe ich ein paar schöne Siege in diesem Jahr stehen. Noch einmal konzentrieren und alle Kraft bündeln, dann geht es in die Pause. Das ist ein geiles Gefühl.
Team Argos-Shimano has decided to expand its organization by adding a professional Under-23 development team for the 2014 season and beyond. The new team will be registered as a UCI Continental team and will serve as the official development program for Team Argos-Shimano. Jens Lang bei Team Argos-Shimano weiterlesen
John Degenkolb (GER) has won the fourth and final stage of the Tour de L’Eurométropole, his second stage of the race, in a bunch sprint today in Belgium.
Degenkolb sprinted to victory on stage two, and repeated this today after another great show of team work, rounding out the four-day stage race in style for Team Argos-Shimano.
The result bumps him up into the position of runner up in the final General Classification, with the winning difference coming down to a battle of bonus seconds. John Degenkolb gewinnt auch die letzte Etappe der Tour de L’Eurométropole weiterlesen
Marcel Kittel (GER) has sprinted to victory at the one-day Omloop van het Houtland Lichtervelde today in Belgium for Team Argos-Shimano.
He finished off some great work by his teammates who controlled the race all day in pursuit of the win, and in doing so seals his 16th and the team’s 23rd race victory of the 2013 season. Marcel Kittel holt beim Omloop het van Houtland Lichtervelde den 16.Saisonsieg weiterlesen
Just days after crashing hard, young Warren Barguil has won stage 13 of La Vuelta taking his first WorldTour win of his career at just 21 years of age.
Elke Gebhardt has won stage four of the Boels Ladies Tour in Holland today, taking her first win of the season and Team Argos-Shimano’s third stage win so far in this race. Elke was in the day’s breakaway with one other rider, having broken away early on in order to relieve the pressure of the chase behind and so saving energy for Kirsten Wild for the end of the race. Team Argos-Shimano: Gebhardt gewinnt Etappe der Boels Ladies Tour weiterlesen
Nikias Arndt (GER) has won the third stage of the Arctic Race of Norway after a great lead-out from his Team Argos-Shimano team mates in the final bunch sprint.
Luck was against the team in the past two days but their fortune turned today as Arndt raised his arms in victory at the end of the 201.5km stage to Stokmarknes. Team-Argos Shimano: Nikias Arndt gewinnt in Norwegen weiterlesen
Hier der komplette Pressetext: On August 24, the 68th edition of the Vuelta a España, one of the most prestigious races of the year, will start with a team effort, a team time trial from Vilanova de Arousa to Sanxenxo. The three-week Grand Tour will finish 3,319.1 km later on September 15 in Madrid. The Vuelta will cover 21 stages, comprising 1 team time trial, 13 mountain stages, 6 flat stages and 1 individual time trial. Team Argos-Shimano has preselected 12 riders as potential participants in the race. Out of this preselected pool, a balanced nine-rider roster will be announced one week ahead of the Vuelta. The team will be aiming for success in sprint stages but also in the hillier stages, where an offensive strategy will be deployed. “We have a very diverse preselection, with all kinds of riders in the team. We are chasing stage success with a strong selection that includes young riders who will be getting their first Grand Tour experience. All the riders will be very eager to show their specialty during the race and to contribute to the team’s success,” said coach Christian Guiberteau (FRA). General manager Iwan Spekenbrink (NED) is looking forward to the performance of the youngsters in the Vuelta a España: “Our young talents have developed very well this year and have showed their potential, so they deserve the Vuelta a España selection. Their selection is for the present and the future: they will contribute to the team’s performance, and the Vuelta will support their further development.”
Nikias Arndt (GER)
Warren Barguil (FRA)
Will Clarke (AUS)
Johannes Fröhlinger (GER)
Thierry Hupond (FRA)
Reinardt Janse van Rensburg (ZAF)
Koen de Kort (NED)
François Parisien (FRA)
Tom Peterson (USA)
Georg Preidler (AUT)
Ramon Sinkeldam (NED)
Tom Stamsnijder (BED)
Mit Nikodemus Holler vom Thüringer Energie Team holen die Holländer erneut einen deutschen Fahrer, vorläufig erst als Stagiaire, in ihre Mannschaft. Weitere Stagiaires sind der Schwede Michael Olsson sowie Quentin Jauregui aus Frankreich. Bei der 100. Tour de France treten derzeit gleich vier deutsche Radprofis bei Argos-Shimano in die Pedale. Neben dem dreimaligen Etappensieger Marcel Kittel sind dies der Weissenburger John Degenkolb der Berliner Simon Geschke und Johannes Fröhlinger aus Gerolstein.