Iljo Keisse and Jasper De Buyst have Tuesday the six days of Bremen won. The Belgian duo had Monday give it away to the Italian Simone Consonni and the Swiss rider Tristan Marguet, but recaptured that Tuesday with a splash.
Keisse and De Buyst won not only in points (295). In the final ploegkoers they put the competition on one or more laps. The Germans Marc Hester and Theo Reinhardt (233 points) were on the same round, second, Consonni and Marguet (292 pts) in two rounds to third.
For the 36-year-old Keisse is the third triumph in the North German city. In 2008, he won the part of the German Robert Bartko, in 2017 with the German Marcel Kalz. Last year, the title to the German, Theo Reinhardt and Kenny De Ketele, who after his fall in Rotterdam, the bundle had to give it up for this edition. De Ketele was in 2016 also the best in Bremen.
Keisse won this season even though the six days of Ghent. That he did with his Italian Quick-Step-team mate Elia Viviani.