The Swiss rider Stefan Küng has a serious option taken on the race in the Binck Banktour. The BMC rider did a whopping fourteen seconds, then his first opponent, European champion Victor Campenaerts. With spacious bonus and the relatively easy course seems the 24-year-old hardrijder a serious option to have taken on the victory.
The Belgians will have their toes should uitkuisen, they want to later Tom Dumoulin follow-up as the final winner of the Binck Banktour. National champion Victor Campenaerts had as second in the ranking but less than fourteen seconds, to admit the Swiss, Tim Wellens and Greg Van Avermaet have been almost a half-minute gap on the new leader. Van Avermaet is also a team mate of Küng that Of the Team probably has a defensive role, will need to include.
“The stage of Sunday with arrival in Geraardsbergen will be decisive be,” says Tim Wellens, two-time winner of the former Eneco Tour. “Due to the lack of a Bulge-stage the differences will be smaller, and the golden kilometre is even more important.”