Greg Van Avermaet reveals details of mountain bike crash that caused broken ankle

Belgian seeing the positive of extra rest ahead of 2017 season

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After having successful surgery on his broken ankle on Monday, Greg Van Avermaet has given details of the crash that caused the small left fibula fracture.

"It was my first training ride after a few weeks off," said the 31-year-old BMC rider.

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