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Ruben Guerreiro and Esteban Chaves one-two on Ventoux ahead of Tour de France

Ruben Guerreiro and Esteban Chaves one-two on Ventoux ahead of Tour de France

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Ruben Guerreiro and Esteban Chaves of EF Education-EasyPost went one-two on cycling’s most famous just weeks ahead of the Tour de France at the Mont Ventoux Dénivelé Challenge on Tuesday.

The podiums come at a good time for both riders hoping to earn a berth at the Tour, and for the team, which is hovering towards the bottom of the team rankings.

Guerreiro attacked to gap the field, and Chaves followed in to give the team victory after both riders raced hard at the Critérium du Dauphiné last week.

“It is a big mountain, but the team worked a lot and believed in me,” Guerreiro said. “I am really glad to win on this climb. Now we are ready for what’s next. I hope to be in the Tour selection.”

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Guerreiro, who climbed into the top-10 at the Dauphiné, said he hopes the victory bodes well for the rest of the season for the team.“This spring we had bad luck, but we kept training and were persistent,” Guerreiro said. “I believed that I could win and the team always helped me. We were struggling a little bit with illness, but now it is fine. We are here and we can win.“It is great to have such a win. I attacked after everyone did such great […]

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