Bmc Racing Select Their Strongest Ever Team For Tour De Suisse

Richie Porte followed by Tejay van Garderen

The BMC Racing team have named what they suggest is 'one of the strongest teams' they have ever taken to a stage race for the Tour de Suisse , with Richie Porte , Tejay van Garderen and Greg Van Avermaet all in the seven-rider roster for the important pre-Tour de France stage race. Also in the squad for the nine-day race are Alessandro De Marchi, Simon Gerrans, Stefan Kung and Michael Schär. Porte recently became a father but is looking forward to making his debut at the Tour de Suisse after opting for the nine-day race as his final block of racing before the Tour de France. Porte will face Nairo Quintana and Mikel Landa (Movistar), Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) and Bauke Mollema (Trek-Segafredo), with Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) using the Swiss race to polish his form for the Tour de France. “I’m excited to race Tour de Suisse for the first ...

Read on Cycling News


More Like This

Card image cap

Richie Porte Q&A: On fatherhood, Tour de Suisse, Le Tour, and BMC’s future

View
Card image cap

Van Garderen: It's all about Porte at Suisse and the Tour

View
Card image cap

Tour de Suisse: Porte comes under attack from Quintana

View
Card image cap

Richie Porte vows to be better at Tour de France after Suisse win

View
Card image cap

Richie Porte’s ride for redemption: La Vuelta, Worlds and the road ahead

View
Card image cap

Porte: I should be better in the last week

View
Card image cap

Richie Porte: I'm not putting too much pressure on myself at Tour de Romandie

View
Card image cap

Asgreen excited for Tour de France debut after Danish TT win

View
Card image cap

Richie Porte: It’s crunch time to find a sponsor

View
Card image cap

Analysis: Can an American win the 2018 Amgen Tour of California?

View