Lotto-Belisol lead the way at the Tour of Oman

Andre Greipel's Lotto-Belisol leadout lay down some early markers ahead of 2014 sprint showdowns with Mark Cavendish and Marcel Kittel

Andre Greipel on stage one of the 2014 Tour of Oman

(Image credit: Watson)

With four wins in three races already this season, the latest coming at the opening stage of the Tour of Oman, Andre Greipel and his Lotto-Belisol sprint train have laid down an important early season marker.

The Belgian squad rode a perfect finale at the end of the opening stage in Oman, pacing the German back to main field as he fell behind in a crosswind section towards the end of the 164.5km stage.

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