Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec 2016: Favourites

peter sagan quebec favouriteThe Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec is tailor made for hilly specialists with a strong uphill punch. Think the likes of the reigning World Champion and Olympic Champion... Cyclingstage.com brings you the major contenders to win the 2016 Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec. (Slideshow route/profile)

The city circuit in Quebec, which is 12.6 kilometres, is to be raced sixteen times. Most climbs are in the second half of each round, furthermore, the last kilometre goes up, too. In last edition all seemed set for a bunch sprint with a select group when Rigoberto Uran powered away in the closing kilometre to head for glory – albeit in the same time as sprinters Matthews and Kristoff.

Basically, in Quebec it could go either way – a sprint, a late attack, or a break of strong riders pushing on till the end…

Favourites Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec

*** Peter Sagan, Greg Van Avermaet, Julian Alaphilippe, Michael Matthews
** Rui Costa, Tim Wellens, Adam Yates, Rigoberto Uran, Fabio Aru
* Romain Bardet, Wilco Kelderman, Bauke Mollema, Diego Ulissi

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