Tony Gallopin to guide AG2R L. a. Mondiale at Excursion de los angeles Provence

Feb 12 2019 02:58 am CET

Tony Gallopin to lead AG2R La Mondiale at Tour de la Provence
Tony Gallopin to lead AG2R La Mondiale at Tour de la Provence

Photograph of Tony Gallopin © Jonathan Roorda /

AG2R L. a. Mondiale has selected its line-up for the impending Excursion de los angeles Provence. Tony Gallopin is ready to start out his season within the French race.

Gallopin has the Giro d’Italia as certainly one of his major targets of the season and thinks the French race is a great position to start out his preparation forward of the grand excursion. “Since I’m going to be racing the Giro d’Italia, I’ve changed my way to the season,” he commented.

“The Excursion de los angeles Provence might be my first race and is an ideal position to start out the season once more. 4 days of racing over hilly lessons and in search of excellent climate in addition to a time trial within the combine will lend a hand me regain the sensation of festival.”

The Frenchman hasn’t been in festival since September of 2018, when he raced within the street race of the International Championships, and cannot wait to check his shape. “In fact, after a protracted ruin, we at all times ask ourselves how is the shape, however I’m really not nervous,” Gallopin mentioned.

“Closing yr I got here with six days of racing within the legs and nonetheless positioned 2nd total. And this previous wintry weather I had no issues.”

Gallopin already has in thoughts the following races he’s going to be taking a part of within the close to long run. “Prior to heading to the Giro, I can pass to UCI WorldTour races just like the UAE Excursion (Feb 24-Mar 3), Paris-Great (Mar 10-17), and the Excursion of Catalonia (Mar 25-31) earlier than participating within the Excursion of Flanders (Apr 7).”

The Excursion de los angeles Provence will mark the debut of Dorian Godon with the French formation.

AG2R L. a. Mondiale’s roster for the Excursion de los angeles Provence (14th to 17th of February):

Tony Gallopin

Dorian Godon

Mikael Cherel

Quentin Jauregui

Axel Domont

Samuel Dumoulin

Ben Gastauer

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