The Synergy Baku Cycling Project is preparing for the Czech Cycling Tour, with a small but strong squad. The 2.1 UCI race covers four stages from August 13-16. Maksym Averin will be the team’s man for the sprints, with veterans Matej Mugerli and Markus Eibegger having an eye on the overall rankings. Azeri riders Tural Isgandarov and Elgun Alizada will support their teammates.
Matej Mugerli finished third on the Queen Stage of the Tour de Qinghai Lake, taking second in the sprint of a small group about a minute behind the solo winner. The Synergy Baku Cycling Project rider cemented his position as ninth in the GC.
Gonghe, CHINA—Less than two days after racing over the first of two hors catégorie climbs at the 14th ‘Qinghai Rural Credit Cup’ Tour of Qinghai Lake (UCI 2.HC), the peloton was rapidly ascending the second on the ‘Qinghai Sports Development General Company’ stage 5 on Thursday, July 9.
Gangcha, CHINA—A sudden attack from Russian Ivan Savitskiy (RusVelo) inside the closing 2 kilometres caught current points leader Marko Kump (Adria Mobil) off guard and helped Savitskiy take the win over Mykhaylo Kononenko (Kolss-BDC) and Kump on stage 4 of the 14th ‘Qinghai Rural Credit Cup’ Tour of Qinghai Lake (UCI 2.HC) on Wednesday, July 8 in Gangcha, China.