Starting and finishing in the town of Plouay, the location of the 2000 Road World Championships, the Bretagne Classic Ouest-France will take the riders over a redesigned and less predictable course, consisting of several relentless climbs.
Following a break after the Tour de France, and a trip to Rio to compete on the mountain bike at the Olympic Games, this year’s Green Jersey winner, Peter Sagan, returns to the road at the one-day Bretagne-Classic Ouest France.
In years past, the Brittany Classic West France, formerly known as the Grand Prix de Plouay, has always been raced over a demanding circuit, though this year it has received a facelift.
On August 28, the Bretagne Classic Ouest-France takes place, the former GP Plouay. The organisation of the race wants to highlight the entire region. However, the start and finish of the race is still in Plouay where the riders also cover a local lap.
A day after the women race around the hilly circuit of Plouay, the men head out to fight over the roads of south Brittany. There's a change to the usually route, but the race will still be based on a tough circuit that leans towards a fight between the puncheurs and the sprinters that manage to survive the large amount of climbing to be done over the race.
Newly crowned Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet will return to the BMC Racing Team ranks this weekend when he joins an eight-rider squad at the UCI WorldTour one-day race Bretagne Classic - Ouest-France.
The 200-kilometer race on Saturday, Sept. 10 in Pennsylvania will include nearly 10,000 feet of climbing as well as a finish inspired by the Olympic road race course in Rio.
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The four-day Tour du Poitou Charentes gets underway in the French department of Charente, south western France, with five stages in total after double stages on the penultimate day of racing.
The janom logo will continue to appear on the sleeves of the team kit after the two parties have extended their collaboration.
At least three riders from this year's Axeon Hagens Berman Cycling Team are making the jump to the WorldTour ranks, continuing a tradition that began with the team's inception in 2009.
The World Tour counts just a handful of one-day races which give the sprinters a chance to go for glory, and one of these is the Cyclassics Hamburg (217.7 km), the main event of the German calendar.
The UCI World Tour makes its way to Germany this weekend as the Cyclassics Hamburg takes place on Sunday. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will start the 217km single day race with our main target being a place on the podium.
The 2016 Vuelta a España kicks off on Saturday with a 29.4km Team Time Trial. The Vuelta's 22 teams will depart from the Laias Health Resort and will arrive at the Castrelo de Miño Nautical Park, in the province of Ourense, after almost 30 flat kilometres.
Moreno Hofland will lead Team LottoNL-Jumbo in the Euro Eyes Cyclassics in Hamburg. The team believes the Dutch sprinter can survive the climbs in the final part of the race to contest a predicted bunch gallop together with Dylan Groenewegen.
Next Sunday the WorldTour peloton will be racing in Germany at the Hamburg Cyclassics, a race which was organised for the first time twenty years ago. One of the riders on the start list is German champion André Greipel, who won the race last year.
A race that has predominantly favoured the sprinters, the EuroEyes Cyclassics will be a chance for Tinkoff to test some of the team’s fast men against the quickest in the peloton with British champion, Adam Blythe, and Oscar Gatto leading the way for the team.
The 71st Tour of Spain starts on August 20 in Ourense. Our leaders Maxime Monfort and Bart De Clercq share their preview of the next three weeks.
A strong eight-rider BMC Racing Team squad will line up at the German UCI WorldTour one-day race EuroEyes Cyclassics this Sunday, 21 August.
In the weekend, LAMPRE-MERIDA won't race only in Spain, but also in Germany, participating in the Cyclassic Hamburg (Sunday 21st August).
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