Visma-Lease a Bike recrute Femke de Vries lors de sa signature de mi-saison

“Sometimes opportunities present themselves that you cannot pass up” – Team Manager Rutger Tijssen

Dutch cyclist Femke de Vries made such a mark with the Continental GT Krush Rebellease team that Visma-Lease a Bike signed the 30-year-old half-season.

De Vries started cycling at the age of 23 after his uncle lent him a road bike and has been racing with the continental team since the start of 2022. In 2023, he worked his way up to the podium in the UCI races, taking second place in the last stage of 2020. 2.1-rated Baloise Ladies Tour, then last month she finished second overall in the 2.2-rated Tour de Feminin, finishing second and third in stages 2 and 3 respectively.

“Sometimes opportunities present themselves and you can’t pass them by. That’s why we signed Femke,” said team manager Rutger Tijssen in a statement announcing the signing.

Riejanne Markus also gave the team a second place on the overall podium at La Vuelta Femenina and took a solo victory at the Veenendaal-Veenendaal Classic.

“I am good at longer efforts, although my acceleration could be improved. I mainly have process goals because I want to improve every day.”

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