GP Montreal: The last chance for classic lovers in Canada

Many of the world’s best classics have traveled to Canada with the aim of competing in the Quebec Grand Prix and… the Montreal Grand Prix, a classic that takes place on Sunday, a great opportunity to add a prestigious victory and of course to add precious UCI points.

The organizers managed to gather the following teams at the starting line: Ag2r, Jumbo, Ineos, UAE, Bora, Intermarché, Bahrain, Quick-Step, Groupama, Cofidis, Lotto, BikeExchange, Trek, Movistar, Israel, DSM, EF Education, Astana, Arkea, TotalEnergies and Team Canada.

Given the performance of the riders in the first classics, the list of favorites should start Wout van AertBut without forgetting Benjamin Jeremy and Michael Matthews, i.e. cyclists who are fast but have no trouble beating the slopes of the classic Montreal. runners like Adam Yates, David Godot, Matej Mohorek, Alberto Pettiol or Sepp Vanmark.

Moreover, we must not forget Evan Garcia Cortina, a rider with an excellent fifth place in Quebec, which means a lot of UCI points for Movistar. That is, these two classics also contend with point syndrome, a disease that particularly affects teams like Arkea, Cofidis, BikeExchange, EF Education, Movistar, Israel, Lotto…. This sometimes forces them to take their best men to Canada for the classics, forgetting about races like Back to Spain. Today we will know who is leaving with a smile on the face of Canadian soil.


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