On 20 December, according to the annual custom, the team presentation for the coming season of cycling team Lotto Soudal took place at Palace 12 of the Brussels Expo. It was a spectacular show, presented by familiar faces Otto-Jan Ham and Valerie Theys. The World Tour Team, ladies team and promise team for 2017 were elaborately introduced to the curious audience. Expectations for 2017, a look back at 2016, introduction of new cyclists and more. Every cycling fan enjoyed it from start to finish.
The big surprise of the evening, however, was that the fuel sponsor G&V Energy Group gifted a second brand-new team bus with every possible comfort, to transport the cyclists in optimum conditions. CEO Xavier officially handed over the keys to sports manager Marc Sergeant and all present got the opportunity to look inside the new Van Hool bus.