Van Avermaet Returns to Canadian One-Day Classics6. September 2016, Santa Rosa, California (USA) — Road Team
Greg Van Avermaet will return to the Canadian one-day races, GP Cycliste de Quebec and GP Cycliste de Montreal, this week looking to add to his victories this season.
Van Avermaet, who has twice been on the podium in Quebec, will be joined by a strong team in support of the Olympic champion, Sports Director Yvon Ledanois said.
“With a leader like Greg Van Avermaet we are very confident and motivated to come away with success in Canada. Greg is in great shape, as he has shown this year, and he will be supported by an experienced group of riders,” Ledanois said.
Van Avermaet is looking forward to continuing his season in Quebec and Montreal.
“I’ve only had one race day since the Olympic Games so I’m excited to be racing again. I always enjoying racing at these one-day classics and I think we can definitely race aggressively and hopefully come away with a win,” Van Avermaet added.
GP Cycliste de Quebec / GP Cycliste de Montreal (9 + 11 September)
Rider roster: Brent Bookwalter (USA), Marcus Burghardt (GER), Damiano Caruso (ITA), Joey Rosskopf (USA), Michael Schär (SUI), Manuel Senni (ITA), Greg Van Avermaet (BEL), Peter Velits (SVK).
Sports Director: Yvon Ledanois (FRA)