E3 Harelbeke:: Harelbeke – Harelbeke – 203km
“What did I learn today? – asks himself a smiling Sonny Colbrelli, 7th at the finish line in Harelbeke – I have to take the climbs always in the front and also that in these kind of races you need to be very lucky. “
“I like a lot Flemish races – he adds – because they are unpredictable and give great emotions. Today Top Ten gives me more confidence for the next race on Sunday. “
Good performance also for the Slovenian David Per who went on the breakaway for more than 70 km with a maximum lead of almost five minutes. “We gone after the feed zone and we gone very fast. I feel very confident on these sharp climbs and on the cobbles “.
“The team has moved well – commented sport director Gorazd Štangelj – and we ran at the level of the best teams. Od course, we need to improve in finding the best position in these particular races but we are going in the right direction. “
Sunday the 26th will see the 79th edition of Gent-Wevelgem, another Flemish classic with cobbles and hills. At almost 250 Kilometers, the route will see a novelty with three new stretches of semi-paved roads added.
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