Julian Alaphilippe and Remco Evenepoel will head their Deceuninck-QuickStep crew on the GP Cycliste de Québec and the GP Cycliste de Montréal one-day races later this week. Each riders will use the Canadian WorldTour occasions as a few of their closing preparation forward of the UCI Street International Championships highway race in Yorkshire, in the United Kingdom, which might be held from September 22-29.
Alaphilippe, who will constitute France, is among the large favourites for the Worlds highway race on September 29, whilst 19-year-old Belgian famous person Evenepoel will experience each the street race and the person time trial, which takes position on September 25.
The 2 riders might be supported in Quebec this Friday via Kasper Asgreen, Mikkel Honoré, Enric Mas, Pieter Serry and Dries Devenyns, whilst the similar roster may also participate within the Montreal race on Sunday.
“We head to Canada with most of the guys who did an overly robust Deutschland Excursion two weeks in the past – riders who’re motivated to once more be within the thick of the motion and convey different excellent effects to the crew in what has been some other exceptional season,” mentioned sports activities director Davide Bramati on Deceuninck-QuickStep’s web site, with the crew having thus far scored 59 wins in 2019 – and speedy coming near the whole tally of 73 victories they took closing season.
“Quebec and Montreal are two truly tricky races, and hardly ever come up with a second of respite, however our roster possesses the intensity, energy and backbone important to be there when it’s going to subject and feature a say within the consequence,” he mentioned.
Deceuninck-QuickStep for the GP Cycliste de Québec and the GP Cycliste de Montréal: Julian Alaphilippe, Kasper Asgreen, Dries Devenyns, Remco Evenepoel, Mikkel Honoré, Enric Mas, Pieter Serry