Youthful Mitchelton-Scott squad for Vuelta al Pais Vasco

Michael Albasini (Mitchelton - Scott)

Mitchelton-Scott has announced a youthful team for Vuelta al Pais Vasco with all bar Michael Albasini under 30 years of age. The 37-year-old Albasini will an important road captain for the team of youthful climbers and the versatile Chris Juul-Jensen . The Australian trio of Jack Haig , Lucas Hamilton and Rob Power round out the team. Carlos Verona completes the seven-rider roster and will be on home roads during the six-stage race starting Monday in Zarautz. Despite the team losing Adam Yates to injury , 25-year-old Verona is expecting a strong showing from Mitchelton-Scott. "I have done Pais Vasco every year since I became pro in 2013, so this will be my sixth participation and it is always a challenging race. I think it is the WorldTour race where the climbing level is higher as there's hardly any opportunities for the sprinters. The steep and short climbs, the narrow ...

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