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Race review March/April 2016

21/04/2016
Mathew Hayman - Winner of Paris-Roubaix 2016

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Meanwhile the first big races and competitions of the season took place. Time for us to summarize the first highlights. Athletes worldwide have been very successful riding on Continental bicycle tyres, may it be Race, Triathlon or Mountainbike.  


Race

  • Paris – Nice: 4 stage wins, Geraint Thomas (Team SKY) overall winner, Richie Porte (BMC) 3rd, Movistar Team Winner Team Classification
  • Tirreno – Adriatico: 2 stage wins, Greg van Avermaet (BMC) overall winner
  • Milano - San Remo: 1. Arnaud Demare (FDJ), 2. Ben Swift (Team SKY), 3. Jurgen Roelandts (Lotto Soudal)
  • Volta Ciclista a Catalunya: 4 stages wins, Nairo Quintana (Movistar Team) overall winner
  • Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco: 2 stage wins, Sergio Henao Montoya (Team Sky) 2nd overall, Nairo Quintana (Movistar Team) 3rd overall
  • Paris – Roubaix: Mathew Hayman (ORICA-GreenEDGE) overall winner
  • Flèche Wallone: Alejandro Valverde (Movistar Team) overall winner
  • Tour de Romandie: 5 stage wins, Nairo Quintana (Movistar Team) overall winner, Movistar Team Winner Team Classification


Triathlon

  • ITU World Triathlon Series – Abu Dhabi & Gold Coast: Mario Mola Diaz 1st


    Used Tyres: Competition 28”x 25mm


Manon Carpenter at Downhill WorldCup #1 in Lourdes

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MTB

  • Cape Epic: Sally Bigham (Topeak-Ergon Racing Team) & Adelheid Morath 3rd overall Women race
  • KMC MTB Bundesliga Bad Säckingen: Julien Absalon (BMC) 1st


    Used Tyres: Continental Race King ProTection 55-622

  • UCI Downhill World Cup #1 – Lourdes: Manon Carpenter (Madison Saracen) 3rd
    Used Tyres: Continental Mud King 57-584
  • Swatch Rocket Air (Gold Event, FMB World Tour): Nicholi Rogatkin 1st
    Used Tyres: Continental Speed King 55-559