Rising Dutch star Dylan Groenewegen proved his potential by winning stage four of the Tour of Britain into Builth Wells.
Groenwegen, not short on confidence in his own ability, claimed during the Tour de France he is as fast as the world’s leading sprinters and has certainly delivered some impressive results already.
The 23-year-old’s maiden year as a WorldTour pro points to a bright future, with the LottoNL-Jumbo man also winning the Dutch national road race in June – one of nine victories to his name since switching from Roompot-Oranje Peloton in the winter.
Groenewegen had already enjoyed success on British shores before his Wales’ success too, when he won the opening stage of this year’s Tour de Yorkshire.
LottoNL-Jumbo are sponsored by Bianchi and, as such, the team have the option to ride the newly-launched Bianchi Oltre XR4 aero bike, which featured the Italian firm’s vibration-cancelling Countervail technology.
We snapped Groenewegen’s bike in the paddock at the Tour of Britain, complete with a custom paint job to celebrate his Dutch national title. Let’s take a closer look…