Steegmans wins first stage of Tour of Majorca

Steegmans Tour of Majorca st 1

Gert Steegmans has won the opening stage of the 2009 Tour of Majorca, with Katusha team-mate Robbie McEwen second.

Steegmans has given the new Russian-backed Katusha team its second victory, after McEwen won the Cancer Council Classic in Australia last month prior to the Tour Down Under.

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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.