This means that Miguel Angel Lopez will start the second part of the season with La Route d’Occitanie and the Mont Ventoux Dénivelé Challenge. Later, he will start in the UCI WorldTour stage race Critérium du Dauphiné before his big debut at the Tour de France.
Jakob Fuglsang will open the revised UCI calendar with the famous Italian one-day race Strade Bianche, followed by the UCI WorldTour stage race Tour de Pologne. The Dane will do two Italian classics, Gran Piemonte and Il Lombardia as well as the famous stage race Tirreno-Adriatico before coming to the Giro d’Italia as Astana Pro Team’s leader.
The Kazakh Champion Alexey Lutsenko will start this part of the season with Strade Bianche, Gran Trittico Lombardo, Milano-Torino and Milano-Sanremo. After the Italian classics, Lutsenko will join Miguel Angel Lopez at the Critérium du Dauphiné. Also, he will do the Giro dell’Emilia before coming to the Tour de France.
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