At Liège-Bastogne-Liège, American Kiel Reijnen faced cold weather, rain, snow, and hail. And then his bike broke. He persevered to finish.
Americans have a noticeable presence in the Ardennes, with Howes, Warbasse, and Reijnen riding into Amstel and Flèche breaks.
Reijnen explains how the load of training and racing begins to take its toll in March, when the first important races come around.
American Kiel Reijnen talks about the adjustments required to live overseas as he heads into his first year with a WorldTour team.
Your body needs to be put into a state of overload to result in fitness gains, but this has to be done strategically and carefully.
Three new North Americans bolster Trek Factory Racing, which has a renewed focus on stage racing and a slightly smaller squad.
The 29-year-old American makes the jump to the UCI WorldTour from Pro Continental team UnitedHealthcare.
Reijnen's career is on a different course than some of his peers, but he's worked his way to the very front of the young U.S. peloton.
Highlights from stage 3 at the USA Pro Challenge, won by American Kiel Reijnen in a sprint finish.
After being dropped on Independence Pass, UnitedHealthcare's Kiel Reijnen claws his way back to lead group and wins Pro Challenge stage 3.