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 25 juli 2017 in Cycling Lobato takes 4th place in the Tour de Wallonie sprint 24 juli 2017 in Cycling Lobato climbs to 5th place on the Mur de Saint-Roche finish Juan Jose Lobato climbed to fifth place on the Mur de Saint-Roche in the Tour de Wallonie stage three. LottoNL-Jumbo team-mate Amund Grohndahl Jansen animated the early hours with an escape. 23 juli 2017 in Cycling Groenewegen sprints to Tour de France victory on the Champs-Élysées Dylan Groenewegen sprinted to win his first grand tour stage in the best way, on the closing stage of the Tour de France in Paris, on the Champs Élysées. Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s Dutch sprinter bolted to the front with 250 metres remaining and held it to the line. 23 juli 2017 in Cycling Lobato sprints to 6th place in the Tour de Wallonie stage 2 Juan Jose Lobato sprinted to a sixth place in the second stage of the Tour de Wallonie today in . LottoNL-Jumbo team-mate Victor Campenaerts escaped with a group earlier in the day, but the group caught them before the final.