ProCycling Magazine APR 2019
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Procycling speaks to classics master. Belgium’s Greg Van Avermaet as he prepares for the 2019 cobbled campaign. The Paris-Roubaix and Olympic road champion is spearheading a new-look CCC Team this season as he chases a debut Tour of Flanders victory after years of near misses.
Mitchelton-Scott’s Matteo Trentin tells us why he’s hoping his bad luck is in the past, and how getting over a broken back caused by a crash at last year’s Roubaix spurred him on to win the European Championships in August. We went to Spain to witness world champion Alejandro Valverde ride his home race, the Vuelta a Murcia, while Girogia Bronzini gets to grips with life out of the saddle and into the team car at Trek-Segafredo. Plus, are sponsors using cycling to sportswash their brands for good publicity?