Quick-Step Floors will appear Saturday with the Czech Zdenek Stybar and Philippe Gilbert as leaders in the twelfth edition of the Strade Bianche (Ita/world tour), so made the Belgian wielerformatie Wednesday known.
The two former winners of the competition (Gilbert in 2011 and Stybar in 2015) get the Italian Eros Capecchi, the Colombian Fernando Gaviria, the German Maximilian Schachmann, and our compatriots Iljo Keisse and Pieter Serry on their side.
In Strade Bianche they get Saturday 184 km are presented, of which 62 kilometres across eleven grindstroken. The track in Tuscany there is currently snowed in, for the Saturday, cold and rainy weather predicted.
Last year, if the Pole Michal Kwiatkowski after the ascent to the Piazza del Campo in Siena, the flowers in reception. He pulled the when of our fellow-countrymen Greg Van Avermaet and Tim Wellens.