Tour De Beauce: Burke Wins Atop Mont-Megantic

Jack Burke (Aevolo) dropped to 3rd overall

Jack Burke ( Jelly Belly-Maxxis ) won the Queen stage at the Tour de Beauce on Thursday, taking out the stage 2 climb to Mont-Megantic ahead of Thomas Revard (Hagens Berman Axeon) and Serghei Tvetcov (UnitedHealthcare). Burke also claimed the overall lead with his win. A three-rider breakaway that included Ivo Oliveira (Hagens Berman Axeon), Ben Perry (Team Canada) and Matto Dal-Cin (Rally Cycling), who won the Magentic stage last year, animated most of the day. Oliveira was first to drop from the group, while Dal-Cin and Perry soldiered on before the bunch caught them at the bottom of the Megantic climb. Burke attacked with 3km to go, and a group of nine riders formed the main chase. In the chasing group were Revard, Tevtcov, Alexey Vermeulen (Interpro Stradalli), Daniel Whitehouse (Interpro Stradalli), Keegan Swirbul (Jelly Belly-Maxxis), Rob Britton (Rally Cycling), Colin Joyce (Rally Cycling), Adam Roberge (Silber Pro Cycling) ...

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