Valgren And Boasson Hagen Lead Dimension Data Charge For E3

Michael Valgren (Dimension Data) shows off the new Assos jersey

Michael Valgren and Edvald Boasson Hagen will lead Dimension Data 's efforts to capture what would be the African WorldTour team's fourth victory of the season at the E3 BinckBank Classic on Friday. Valgren only joined the team this year from Astana, with whom he won last season's Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Amstel Gold, and the Dane is hungry for more success with his new squad at this year's Classics. Although the 27-year-old has so far failed to fire this year, finishing well out of contention at the Omloop earlier this month, Valgren chose to skip last weekend's Milan-San Remo in order to concentrate on training for the cobbled Classics. "I'm really looking forward to getting back to racing after Tirreno-Adriatico," Valgren said on his team's website. "I think that it was a good idea that I pulled out of San Remo to get some good training done, and I've ...

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