Dan Seaton explains an exciting, new timed classification for the renamed GvA Trofee series and gives advice on staying warm
Men 1. Bart Wellens (Bel), 59:04 2. Niels Albert (Bel), 59:29 3. Rob Peeters (Bel), 59:43 4. Kevin Pauwels (Bel), 1:00:09 5. Tom
Fortune finally smiled on Bart Wellens at a spectacularly muddy GVA Trofee Essen on Saturday.
GVA Trofee Hasselt 1. Kevin Pauwels, Sunweb-Revor 2. Zdenek Stybar, Quickstep Cycling Team 3. Sven Nys, Landbouwkrediet 4. Tom
Kevin Pauwels (Sunweb-Revor) edges Zdenek Stybar (Quick Step) to win the GVA Trofee Hasselt and confirm his overall lead in the series.
GvA Trofee-Oostmalle 1. Niels Albert (Bel) 2. Zdenek Stybar (Cze) 3. Bart Aernouts (Bel) 4. Sven Nys (Bel) 5. Bart Wellens (Bel)
Sven Nys (Landbouwkrediet) clinched the overall victory in the GvA Trofee series on Sunday as Belgian champion Niels Albert
GVA Trofee-Lille 1. Kevin Pauwels (Bel), 58:47 2. Zdenek Stybar (Cze), 3. Sven Nys (Bel), 4. Niels Albert (Bel), 58:49 5. Bart
Kevin Pauwels (Telenet-Fidea) won a thrilling photo-finish sprint with teammate and world champion Zdenek Stybar to take the GVA Trofee
A mechanical derails Niels Albert's train and Sven Nys slips past for the win in Essen.