“I'm all for a stage win at the Tirreno-Adriatico has come. I am the second places a little tired of”, replied Van Avermaet yesterday cynical when our man in the Course of the Two Seas. The olympic champion road racing has made Pomerance beat by Julian Alaphilippe. Earlier this year, happened to him the same in the Tour of Oman when he is by Sonny Colbrelli went through in the sprint. And in the Circulation. There he saw deep into the finals, Zdenek Stybar driving.
The test on the sum taken is Of the Team in his entire career in the pros is indeed a pack of dense places. Our compatriot was exactly fifty times at the least fun place on the podium. Count, we are also team time trials and overall rankings in large or small tours. Van Avermaet came in the elite a very first time place two visit in the summer of 2007. When finished, he as a 22-year-old in the shirt of Predictor-Lotto in the third stage of the Tour of Wallonia in the slipstream of godbetert Guiseppe Palumbo.
first second place was the Team no doubt already forgotten. Less fun and more acidic to digest his just-not-victories in the Circulation (2014 and 2019), the Strade Bianche (2015 to 2017), the Tour of Flanders (2014 and 2017) and three stages in the Tour (2014, 2017, 2018). Also in the GP's of Quebec and Montreal, the Tour of Oman and the Tour of Yorkshire beached our compatriot several times on place two. Yet he collects with his fifty pieces since 2007, not the most second places of the current peloton.