Strade Bianche gallery

04 Mar 2017

Strade Bianche gallery

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A beautiful race, won beautifully by Michal Kwiatkowski. Recap the team's first Strade Bianche victory below.

All photos TDWSport: We were presented to the Italian crowd before the start

All photos TDWSport: We were presented to the Italian crowd before the start

The weather forecast didn't look too good... and nor did the clouds

The weather forecast didn't look too good... and nor did the clouds

Rain started to fall as the race blew apart

Rain started to fall as the race blew apart

A classic Strade Bianche shot

A classic Strade Bianche shot

Michal Kwiatkowski was right in the mix and he drove a number of attacks

Michal Kwiatkowski was right in the mix and he drove a number of attacks

The conditions were anything but easy

The conditions were anything but easy

Kwiato had the power to respond to several attacks

Kwiato had the power to respond to several attacks

With 14km to go he hit out on a solo mission. Could he stay away?

With 14km to go he hit out on a solo mission. Could he stay away?

He built a 30 second advantage on the final gravelled sector

He built a 30 second advantage on the final gravelled sector

And he stayed away to take a famous victory in Siena's Piazza del Campo

And he stayed away to take a famous victory in Siena's Piazza del Campo

Greg van Avermaet and Tim Wellens claimed second and third

Greg van Avermaet and Tim Wellens claimed second and third

Champion

Champion

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