NXTG Racing

Preview Brabantse Pijl

On Wednesday NXTG lines up for another great Belgian spring classic: Brabantse Pijl. Cathalijne Hoolwerf, Britt Knaven, Ilse Pluimers, Amelia Sharpe, Catalina Soto Campos and Julia Borgström make up the team. Julia previews:  I am excited for Wednesday’s race. It’s a hard but fun course. The start is hilly but if I remember correctly the roads are …

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Update Shari Bossuyt

Shari Bossuyt crashed in the Oxyclean Brugge-De Panne Classic on 25 March. She broke her collarbone but the Belgian U23 champion is already back on the bike preparing for new goals: the national championships and the Tokyo Olympics. A rider in front of me made a maneuver and I couldn’t avoid it. I got stuck …

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Scheldeprijs preview: wind, rain and eh snow?

The last of the cobbled classics this Spring is the Scheldeprijs. It’s the first time this race will be held for the women. It’s unofficially the world championships for sprinters but the weather circumstances in Belgium and the Netherlands might decide otherwise on Wednesday. Rozemarijn Ammerlaan, Mylène de Zoete, Britt Knaven, Charlotte Kool, Maud Rijnbeek …

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Ronde de Mouscron preview for NXTG Racing

The day after the Tour of Flanders the women’s peloton goes to the south of Belgium for the Ronde de Mouscron, a 1.1 race. Defending the NXTG colours will be Britt Knaven, Amelia Sharpe, Emily Wadsworth, Cathalijne Hoolwerf, Catalina Soto Campos and Ilse Pluimers.  Ilse previews Monday’s race:  “I don’t know exactly what to expect …

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Gent-Wevelgem: wind, crashes and valuable lessons

Julia, Catalina, Amelia, Emily, Mylène and Charlotte lined up for Gent-Wevelgem In Flanders Fields,  a race in the WorldTour category with the best riders in the world at the start line. Marianne Vos won the race after a race with many echelons and all-around hard racing.  Catalina finished in 51st place:  It was an honour …

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Gent-Wevelgem In Flanders Fields

On Sunday NXTG Racing lines up for another World Tour race in Belgium: Gent-Wevelgem In Flanders Fields. It’s another long and demanding race over the Kemmelberg, on the Plugstreets and through the windy Moeren. Julia, Charlotte, Amelia, Catalina, Emily and Mylène, who replaces the injured Shari Bossuyt are ready for the challenge. Amelia previews:  I …

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