Luke Rowe is Friday does not start in the Bredene-Handzame Classic (cat. 1.BC). The 28-year-old Dutch boss chooses to start in Milan-Sanremo (WorldTour). For the Handzame Classic are team Sky, so up to six riders is reduced.
“Luke Rowe is faster than expected again, technically fit and will Saturday start in Milan-Sanremo. He thus gives the offset position for the Handzame Classic,” reported sports director Servais Knaven.
“We do it here with six riders. And we have with Kristoffer Halvorsen the winner of last year in our ranks. In Nokere Curonian he sat in the sprint what is embedded, but he has already indicated in Handy again for the victory. Also Leonardo Basso is doing it for the last time, far from bad. With less than a podium finish, we are not satisfied.”