Tuft Returns To Canadian Roots At Tour De Beauce

Svein Tuft (Mitchelton-Scott) in the bunch

Svein Tuft has returned to home soil to join the Canadian national team racing at the UCI 2.2 Tour de Beauce from June 13-17 in Saint-Georges, Quebec. The Mitchelton-Scott rider last competed at the Giro d'Italia, where he told Cyclingnews that he would more than likely retire at the end of this year. "It's always special to come back to Beauce," Tuft said. "It's one of the first big races I did way back in 2001. I have great memories from this race, and I believe it's one of Canada's most important races for the development of our younger riders. It's a race that's always difficult and has a European style to it. "At this point in my career, it's nice to come back and see some of the younger Canadian riders and see how they're progressing. There's no better way to achieve this than to race with them. I ...

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