PezCycling News - What's Cool In Pro Cycling : OPQS to Vattenfall Cyclassics

Now On Pez
Daily Distractions!
Tech N Spec
giro16-presentation-iam-650
Toolbox
Pra Loup - France - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Contador Velasco Alberto (Team Tinkoff Saxo) pictured during le Tour de France 2015 - stage 17 - from Digne-les-Bains to Pra Loup on wednesday 22-07-2015 - 161 KM - photo Dion Kerckhoffs/Sabine Jacob/Marketa Navratilova/Cor Vos © 2015
Pez Videos
<iframe id="ytplayer" type="text/html" width="280" height="150" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/Dh8lw8FoLRE?autoplay=0&wmode=opaque" frameborder="0"></iframe>
Readers' Rigs
kev_feature
Features
London - England - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Nicole Cooke - Elizabeth Armistedt - Lucy Martin and Emma Pooley (GBR) pictured during road race elite women Olympic Games 2012 - foto Cor Vos ©2012 *** local caption *** 00906546
Travel
threepeaks16-1feature
PezShop
springsale16-feature-300
NewsWire
logo-detroit-bikes
Eurotrash
Luik - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Poels Wout (Netherlands / Team Sky) - Lars Petter Nordhaug (Norway / Team Sky) - Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Portugal  / Team Lampre - Merida)   pictured during Liege - Bastogne - Liege 2016 - photo Dion Kerckhoffs/Davy Rietbergen/Cor Vos © 2016
Eurotrash
OPQS to Vattenfall Cyclassics
OPQSlogo2 Omega Pharma – Quick-Step Cycling Team has announced the selection that will participate in the Vattenfall Cyclassics, a 246km race in its 18th year. There are 18 teams participating in this flat race. What makes this race in and around Hamburg unique is that there are 22,000 amateur cyclists on course before the professionals, and there will be an estimated 800,000 spectators throughout the course.

“The Vattenfall Cyclassics in Hamburg is a race where we had prior success,” Sport Director Wilfried Peeters said. “We have almost always had a rider in the Top 5 of this race. We would like the same kind of results this year. Traditionally Vattenfall Cyclassics ends with a sprint. We will have Alessandro Petacchi for this kind of final, as he is recovered from a crash during Eneco Tour. Today he trained without any major problems. Along with Alessandro we can count on another fast man, Nikolas Maes. But we will have also a few options in case a sprint does not happen due to attacks. For such a scenario we have guys like Niki Terpstra or Michal Golas. They can always play a role in a breakaway. We have a strong group around them that can support our tactics in any case.”

25.08 Vattenfall Cyclassics (GER) WT

Riders:
Michal Golas (POL)
Bert Grabsch (GER)
Michal Kwiatkowski (POL)
Nikolas Maes (BEL)
Alessandro Petacchi (ITA)
Niki Terpstra (NED)
Stijn Vandenbergh (BEL)
Martin Velits (SVK)

Sports Director: Davide Bramati (ITA) & Wilfried Peeters (BEL)

Length 246.0 km
Start 10:55
Finish 17:04

 

Pez Comments

Related Stories

Comments?