The Tour de France did in 2014 from yorkshire, and then showed how wielrgek they are there!
Rik Verbrugghe was the beginning of november was appointed as the successor of Kevin De Weert as Belgian national coach in cycling. The former winner of stages in Giro and Tour and the Walloon Arrow was eager to start his new job. Especially the world cup in the Uk, Yorkshire (29 september) is the priority. “That is really a trail for the classic runners, a perfect circulation so for our team”, was Verbrugghe clear.
“I was very proud coach to be able to be”, opened the new coach, who as it is known, also have half remains in service as a shift supervisor at WorldTour-team Bahrain-Merida. “I want to be in the first instance, both parties still agree to thank. Both Belgian Cycling as a Bahrain-Merida stood a double function. I was up last weekend, still on stage with my team. They are also proud of the Belgian national coach in their ranks. I see a lot of advantages in the combination. I will be on a lot of games are present and lots of performance live can experience.”
Verbrugghe will in the course of the season to his work at Bahrain-Merida slightly tapering and more and more the card of the Belgian Cycling attract. “This was a unique opportunity as a coach in one of the best wielerlanden in the world. The first encounter was very pleasant. There is also a structure behind the federation, a sporting plan. Without a project, I was not started.”
“At least 15 potential world cup-goers”
Verbrugghe commented finally, once ahead of the world cup at the end of september in the Uk, Yorkshire. “That’s what I am already doing that,” said the coach. “We would like very good results. It is a outstanding us all. We are as a country strong in the width. I will have to make choices, because there are at least fifteen potential world cup-goers. I will so several strong riders have to disappoint you, but that I view as a luxury. The goal is a strong block to forge.”