Stybar sets 2019 sights on Paris-Roubaix and Tour of Flanders

Zdenek Stybar during stage 12 of the Giro d'Italia 2018

Zdenek Stybar ( Quick-Step Floors ) hasn’t had a big one-day win since Strade Bianche in 2015, but he is setting his sights high for the coming season. Paris-Roubaix is at the top of his wish list, followed by the Tour of Flanders. The Czech rider has performed well in the Spring Classics over the last few years, finishing second in Roubaix in 2017. ''And yet the past year was not bad, but indeed, the big win was missing. In the top classics, however, I ended up every time within the first ten,” he told nieuwsblad.be. In the past two years, his only wins have been the Czech national road title (2017) and the points jersey at this year’s BinckBank Tour. He shares his Roubaix and Flanders goals with teammate Yves Lampaert, but they will not have to contend with another internal rival. Niki Terpstra, who has won both of ...

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