'We'll be ready to race as soon as we have green light' says Van Avermaet

CCC Team’s Greg Van Avermaet at the 2020 Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne
CCC Team’s Greg Van Avermaet at the 2020 Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne (Image credit: Getty Sports Images)

CCC Team's Greg Van Avermaet says that his 2020 season could restart as soon as August 1 with Strade Bianche as he looks towards participating in the rescheduled Tour de France, which is set to start on August 29, as well as likely targeting the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix, which have both been scheduled for October.

"I really like the look of the new calendar," Van Avermaet said on his team's website after it was unveiled by the UCI on Tuesday. "It's busy, but I think for a rider like me, there is a fairly clear programme, starting with Strade Bianche.

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