Mohoric returns to Quebec and Montreal as the full package

Matej Mohoric (Bahrain-Merida)

Four years ago Matej Mohoric lined up at the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec as a wide-eyed neo-pro with Cannondale. He had come through the ranks as a junior and U23 world champion, but the first baby steps at World Tour were understandably not quite as prolific. He finished in Québec, as he did in Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal a few days later, but the Slovenian returns this year with Bahrain-Merida as a genuine contender for both races. "A lot has changed since then," he tells Cyclingnews as he sits down in the lobby of the race hotel in the centre of Québec's picturesque old town. "It was my first year at WorldTour and I was 18. It was quite hard, that step from the under 23 ranks to the pro level. I didn't have the legs to go the distance or the intensity," he said. "Maybe I also ...

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