PezCycling News - What's Cool In Pro Cycling : OPQS to Tour of Austria

Now On Pez
Daily Distractions!
Tech N Spec
David de la Cruz   133(ETIXX QUICKSTEP)Gana la 9ª Etapa de la Vuelta a España entre Cistierna-Oviedo Alto del Naranco
Toolbox
Cortals d¥Encamp  - Spain - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -  Christopher Froome (Team Sky)  pictured during La Vuelta 2015 Stage 11 from  Andorra la Vella to Cortals d¥Encamp - photo Sabine Jacob/Cor Vos © 2015
Pez Videos
<iframe id="ytplayer" type="text/html" width="280" height="150" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/86smBkPgGFw?autoplay=0&wmode=opaque" frameborder="0"></iframe>
Readers' Rigs
basaltwheelscover
Features
Rio de Janeiro - Brasil - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -  Men’s Omnium Scratch Race - 14/08/2016 - Mark Cavendish (GBR) pictured during track day-4 - Olympic Games 2016 in Rio - photo LB/RB/Cor Vos © 2016
Travel
gfsestriere16-switch940
PezShop
pezsock-2015-full940
NewsWire
logo-etixx-press-release16
Eurotrash
<iframe id="ytplayer" type="text/html" width="280" height="150" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/rW3maqQnDWo?autoplay=0&wmode=opaque" frameborder="0"></iframe>
NewsWire
OPQS to Tour of Austria
OPQSlogo2 Omega Pharma – Quick-Step Cycling Team has announced the selection that will participate in 1115.2km Tour of Austria from Sunday, June 30th until Sunday, July 7th.

“It’s a hard race with a few important uphill finishes — as for example in the first two stages,” Rik Van Slycke said. “We have a strong team with the right mix of riders to be protagonists in the race. Considering the climbs, the race will be a good test for young climbers such as Gianluca Brambilla and Carlos Verona. The presence of Tom Boonen, Kevin De Weert and Bert Grabsch will be important for the experience these guys can use to help the team. Tom can also try in a few stages to show himself together with Gianni Meersman, who did really good recently at the Belgian National Championship with a 2nd place finish. Kristof Vandewalle will also be motivated and he can count on a TT in the second to last day to show himself. Then we have Dries Devenyns, who worked a lot in the last week to come back to his true level after the injury. Our goal is to be protagonists in the race in every situation.”

30.06–07.07 Int. Österreich-Rundfahrt – Tour of Austria (AUT) 2.HC

Riders:
Tom Boonen (BEL),
Gianluca Brambilla (ITA),
Kevin De Weert (BEL),
Dries Devenyns (BEL),
Bert Grabsch (GER),
Gianni Meersman (BEL),
Kristof Vandewalle (BEL),
Carlos Verona (ESP).

Sports Director Jan Schaffrath (GER) & Rik van Slycke (BEL).

Stages:
30.06.13 Stage 1 Innsbruck – Kühtai 134.9 km
01.07.13 Stage 2 Innsbruck – Kitzbüheler Horn 157.4 km
02.07.13 Stage 3 Heiligenblut – Matrei in Osttirol 119.7 km
03.07.13 Stage 4 Matrei in Osttirol – St. Johann Alpendorf 146.0 km
04.07.13 Stage 5 St. Johann Alpendorf – Sonntagberg 228.3 km
05.07.13 Stage 6 Maria Taferl – Poysdorf 182.0 km
06.07.13 Stage 7 Podersdorf am Neusiedler See 24.1 km (ITT)
07.07.13 Stage 8 Podersdorf am Neusiedler See – Wien 122.8 km

 

Pez Comments

Related Stories

Comments?