Nikolas Maes

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Nikolas Maes
Nikolas Maes WPC 2013.jpg
Personal information
Full name Nikolas Maes
Nickname Nike
Born (1986-04-09) 9 April 1986 (age 30)
Kortrijk, Belgium
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb; 12.0 st)
Team information
Current team Lotto–Soudal
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter/Rouleur[1]
Amateur team(s)
2005–2006 Beveren 2000
2006 Chocolade Jacques–Topsport Vlaanderen (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2007–2009 Chocolade Jacques–Topsport Vlaanderen
2010–2016 Quick-Step
2017– Lotto–Soudal

Nikolas Maes (born 9 April 1986) is a Belgian professional road bicycle racer for UCI WorldTeam Lotto–Soudal.[2]

Career[edit]

Born in Kortrijk, Maes gained the first professional win of his career on the third stage of the Vuelta a Burgos around the province's capital city on 7 August 2009 while riding for the Chocolade Jacques-Topsport Vlaanderen cycle team.

On 9 September 2009 it was announced he would be joining Team RadioShack for the 2010 season.[3] However, his name was not on the team roster presented on 5 October 2009.[4] He subsequently signed with Quick-Step, winning the Young Rider classification of the Tour of Qatar in 2011 and the General Classification and Points Classification of the 2013 World Ports Classic in the Netherlands.

Major results[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nikolas Maes". Omega Pharma–Quick-Step. Decolef. Archived from the original on 1 August 2014. Retrieved 31 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Steegmans, Terpstra re-up with Omega Pharma – Quick-Step". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 22 August 2012. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Maes to RadioShack in 2010", Cycling News, 2009-09-09. Retrieved on 2009-10-02.
  4. ^ More names sneak out for Radio Shack Cycling

External links[edit]

Media related to Nikolas Maes at Wikimedia Commons