'I rode myself to death': Greg Van Avermaet refocusing after 'frustrating' Milan-San Remo

The Belgian was left frustrated after Milan-San Remo but hopes to channel that into success in the cobbled Classics

Greg Van Avermaet at the 2019 Tirreno-Adriatico (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Greg Van Avermaet (CCC Team) is forced to refocus ahead of the E3 BinckBank Classic and Ghent-Wevelgem after "riding himself to death" in a frustrating series of races cumulating in with Milan-San Remo.

Van Avermaet lost position ahead of the climb to the Poggio on Saturday and missed what he saw as a chance to win.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.