Van Avermaet leads CCC Team at BinckBank Tour

10 August 2019 10:05
Greg Van Avermaet will once again lead the line for CCC Team at next week's BinckBank Tour, hoping to turn the embers of his Tour de France form into a third victory of the season. The Olympic road race champion was unable to win a stage in France but came close to winning the Clásica San Sebastián last weekend, finishing in second place behind solo winner Remco Evenepoel.  The BinckBank Tour - formerly the Eneco Tour - represents a familiar post-Tour de France outing for Van Avermaet, who has done the Belgium-Holland-Luxembourg-based race for the past five years. He has finished in the top six on each occasion but has never won the overall title.ADVERTISEMENT "Binck Bank Tour is a race that has always suited me in the past and it's one that I always like coming back to. I was happy with my performance in San Sebastián and I was able to show that I still have some strong form in my legs. Once again, my goal here will be to try to go for a good result in the General Classification," Van Avermaet said. We will see how my body reacts but, overall, I think we have a strong team and I'm looking forward to the race ahead," Van Avermaet said. The BinckBank Tour offers a stage race parcours suited to the one-day specialists, and Van Avermaet will be supported by the core of his spring classics group, with Lukasz Wizniowski, Michael Schar, Guillaume Van Keirsbulck, and Gijs Van Hoecke. Jakob Mareczko will target bunch sprints early in the race, while the squad is rounded out by Josef Cerný.  You can read more at

Source: Cycling News