BMC confident Van Avermaet can bounce back from illness before Tour of Flanders

After such a strong spring campaign so far, Greg Van Avermaet (BMC) took a hit today after he was forced to pull out of E3 Harelbeke just hours before the start. The decision to do so came so late that the podium announcer thought his team were joking when they informed him that Van Avermaet was in bed and sick.

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