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Bretagne classic ouest-france

Trek - Segafredo between experience and youth

08/10/2019

The american team arrives in Plouay without leaders with a team of outsiders. The collective will bring together former riders who went in Plouay at the beginning of the century and promising young guys looking for experience at the highest level. Three will discover the breton race.

The Trek - Segafredo team will not present any favorites at the start of the race. The italian-american team can be the surprise of the day if one of its riders wins. Blending experience and youth, the collective led by Steven De Jongh will be able to perform on one of the most difficult races in the world.

Of the seven riders entered, only four have already ridden the biggest race in Brittany. Together, they have fifteen participations and six retirements, the best performance being for Fumiyuki Beppu 8th in 2011. But on the first three editions of Bretagne Classic – Ouest-France, the balance sheet is harder: five participations and three retirements. The riders of the Trek - Segafredo team will also be there to learn to ride this terrible race.

To support these riders, Trek - Segafredo called Steven De Jongh, 5th at Plouay in 2007.

With Fabio Felline and Ryan Mullen


Trek – Segafredo presented its first riders list scheduled in Plouay under the direction of the sports director Steven De Jongh.
 
211. Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn, 36). Loyal teammate, the Japanese has already ranked 8th at Plouay in 2011. He is also one of the few active riders to compete in the Plouay World Championships in 2000. In junior, he was ranked 52nd in the time trial and 55th of the road race.

212. Nicola Conci (Ita, 22). The young Italian will live his first experience in Plouay. Polyvalent rider, he is growing.
 
213. Koen De Kort (Ned, 36). This will be the fifth participation in Plouay for the Dutchman who is also among the few active riders to compete in the 2000 championships on the Plouay circuit. Junior, he was 24th in the time trial and 15th in the road race.
 
214. Fabio Felline (Ita, 29). After three unsuccessful participations, the Italian returns to Plouay. In a good day, he can claim to succeed a great race.
 
215. Alex Frame (Nzl, 26 ans). The New Zealander will discover the Bretagne Classic, he can play a crew role or try to take part in the breakaway of the day.

216. Matteo Moschetti (Ita, 23). The young Italian sprinter will have his first participation on the Bretagne Classic. But he knows Brittany well since he competed at the Center Morbihan Trophy in 2014 and the Tour de Bretagne in 2018.
 
217. Ryan Mullen (Irl, 25). The Irishman has already lived the first three editions of the Bretagne Classic, so he knows where he will put his wheels. Accustomed to the oceanic climate, he had however abandoned in the rain in 2016 and 2018.
 
The announced substitutes are Giulio Ciccone (Ita) and William Clarke (Aus).

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