Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) and Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) will be riders to watch at both races across the weekend while the fastman such as Milan-San Remo winner Arnaud Demare will be a man to watch on Sunday at Gent-Wevelgem. The FDJ rider is in form and has previously podiumed at the Belgian race.
Fabian Cancellara is in the midst of his final classics campaign and with four wins to his name in 2016 already. He will be hungry for a win on his favourite terrain. Tom Boonen has won both E3 Harelbeke and Gent-Wevelgem in the past but his form is somewhat unknown but with Fernando Gaviria and Niki Terpstra, Etixx-Quick Step have several cards to play and will be expecting to win.
BMC’S Greg Van Avermaet is an early contender for rider of the season and has found the winning edge in 2016. Will he continue it this weekend?
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