Home › Cycling › Nieuws Cycling | 9 december 2016 Bram Tankink adds another year to Team LottoNL-Jumbo contract Share dit bericht via social media: Bram Tankink extended his contract with Team LottoNL-Jumbo for one year, through 2017. It means that the Dutchman, who just celebrated his 38th birthday, will begin his 10th season with the Dutch WorldTour team. "I decide season by season and this year, and I decided to add on a year to my career,” said the road captain. “I feel good, I'm motivated and I am very happy with this team. Why should I stop now?” This season, Tankink rode the Giro d'Italia to support Steven Kruijswijk. Next year, he wants to captain the team to a higher level. "This year's Giro was a unique experience and that is something I would like to experience again,” he said. "I can use my experience with the new professionals teach the new pros through the season. To be a professional is a result of hard work and talent, but it is important to realise that cycling is a profession and a way of life. I hope to instil this in the new guys. " Multi-talented Technical Director Nico Verhoeven is relieved to have Tankink’s experience in his ranks for 2017. "Bram adds value to the team, as a helper and certainly as road captain. He can read the race through his years of experience and share his experience with the other riders. " Tankink will work in one-day races and stage races. "Bram is a good rider who can be used anywhere. He can climb cols with best half of the peloton, so he can stay by Gesink and Kruijswijk. He is also helpful in the spring classics for riders like Lars Boom.” Share dit bericht via social media: Meer nieuws 23 april 2017 in Cycling LottoNL-Jumbo miss out in the last classic of the spring 19 april 2017 in Cycling Gesink continues season with 15th place on the Mur Robert Gesink finished 15th in the Flèche Wallonne today in southern Belgium. Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s climber followed the group of favourites, but faded in the last few hundred metres. Like the last three editions, Spaniard Alejandro Valverde won the race. 16 april 2017 in Cycling Attacking Team LottoNL-Jumbo emphatically present in the Amstel Gold Race Team LottoNL-Jumbo took on the Amstel Gold Race on home turf today with both Lars Boom and Bert-Jan Lindeman on the attack, and Juan José Lobato and Paul Martens taking top 20 spots. 12 april 2017 in Cycling Aggressive LottoNL-Jumbo brings home fifth in Brabantse Pijl Team LottoNL-Jumbo raced aggressively in the Brabantse Pijl this afternoon in Belgium and finished with three riders in the top 15, including Bert-Jan Lindeman in fifth.