Taylor Phinney recovering from Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne crash

For BMC the traditional opening weekend of the cobbled classics in Europe started well with Greg Van Avermaet narrowly losing the sprint for Omloop het Nieuwsblad on Saturday but the next day at Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne was far less successful as Klaas Lodewyck and Taylor Phinney both crashed out of the race with the latter requiring several stitches to his left knee.

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