Less than a week after hosting a wonderful Tour de France on the Champs Elysées, Hugo Houle arrived in Imola on Friday in anticipation of the world road race. His goal is Earn honors for him on Sunday. Canadian teammate Michael Woods.
The world championship was won by Italian Fillipo Ganna, who flew over 32 kilometers at an average speed of 53 km/h. The 24-year-old beat Belgian Wout van Aert and Swiss driver Stefan Küng. The new world champion has a good track record, especially in chasing competitions.
“I took off on Monday and returned to the pedal on Tuesday for two hours. I would rather focus on road racing. I can stay at home a bit more. Ghana is very solid. Recently in the final stage of Tirreno-Adriatico, he broke Fabian Cancellara’s The record. We can already see its shape,” Houle explained.
On Sunday, the new monarch should wear a rainbow shirt to replace Mads Pedersen.
The total length of the race is 258 kilometers, or 9 laps of the 29-terminal. This track provides two climbs of approximately three kilometers, with a passage rate of approximately 14%. For Michael Woods, who ranked third in Innsbruck in 2018, is this difficult enough for climbers? At present, in the life of Hugo Houle, it should not be too tired in the end. However, there are many opponents.
“For a 5,000-meter vertical meter, this will be a very demanding requirement. I haven’t seen the course, but I did it on Giro a few years ago. It is technical and narrow. I want to avoid rain. Mike is in good health. , I can help him. I can also participate in a good game. The top ten is a big order. I will be satisfied, but it will not be easy. “For me, this is extraordinary,” will be in the game The professional cyclist who celebrated his 30th birthday today added.
In this unusual season, Quebecers will travel to Liège-Bastogne-Liège, the Golden Amstel and the legendary Paris-Roubaix, scheduled for October 25th. The week before, his participation in the Flanders Tour was uncertain.
At the same time, another part of the big volleyball will be played in the Giro d’Italia from October 3rd to 25th. The trip to Spain is also scheduled to take place from October 20th to November 8th.
Holler still signed with Astana for two seasons.