Women’s Team of the Week: Going Dutch Edition

Races Only one race this week because reasons , the magnificently-named Healthy Ageing Tour (or HAT) of the exposed Dutch flatlands. Paris-Roubaix it ain’t, nor the Basque mountains either, but highly entertaining tactical stage racing with splits and attacks all over the place. Great daily live coverage, too (with decent—insofar as TotW understood the Dutch—commentary from José Been and ex-pro Adrie Visser) and highlights that actually manage to sum up the stages pretty well (hello WWT?). Plus a genuinely useful race twitter feed with updates, interviews, clips and photos. Riders Lisa Klein : Quietly impressive so far this season, second place in the tricky opening sprint was enough for Trek to mark out Klein as Ellen van Dijk’s main GC competition . Couldn’t quite beat Van Dijk in the short time trial stage, but did enough to take the overall lead and prove her rivals had been right to fear ...

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