Photo: Adrien Costa (l) sprints with Lachlan Morton at 2016 Tour of Utah.
The 79th edition of the U23 Easter Monday classic confirms its international status: the official teams list features 22 foreign outfits, with Californian sensation Adrien Costa expected at the start
Giro del Belvedere rides at full speed toward the “big day”, Monday April 17th. The U23 Easter Monday Classic confirms its international prestige in view of the 79th edition, as it lookes forward to welcome the best cycling prospects in the World.
As in the 2016 edition won by Swiss Patrick Muller, 40 teams have been announced at the start in Villa di Cordignano (Treviso, Northern Italy), including 22 non-Italian outfits.
Axeon-Hagens Berman, BMC Development and Mitchelton Scott lead the international charge, whilst 18 Italian teams will try to get the upper hand on foreign opponents.
With a month to the race, the startlist is shaping up, featuring big guns such as Aussie Michael Storer, winner in Poggiana last year, 2016 Junior World Champion Jakob Egholm and the US rising star Adrien Costa.
The Californian rider, one of the best prospects on the international scale, finished overall second in 2016 Tour of Utah, competing against established pro riders, including several World Teams. In the […]