Greg Van Avermaet: It's good to get some race dates in our heads

Greg Van Avermaet (CCC Team) at the 2020 Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
Greg Van Avermaet (CCC Team) at the 2020 Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

In response to the announcement by cycling's governing body, the UCI, and race organisers ASO on Wednesday that the Tour de France has been rescheduled to take place from August 29-September 20, CCC Team leader Greg Van Avermaet has expressed his satisfaction at having some race dates to aim at.

"I think it’s good to have a date in mind when we can maybe start," Van Avermaet said on his team's website. "It can still change, as it depends on how the virus develops, but I think for us riders it's really important that we have certain dates in our heads where you see big races popping up.

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