Greg Van Avermaet

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I was a big fan, he was a tough tough dude. Biggest tragedy of his career for me is obviously getting taken out at RVV when he was in with a chance to win it. No guarantee he would have won but to be denied the chance in such a stupid way was very sad to see; he was on fire and I personally think he could have done it. Great career, chapeau Greg!
Damn, I forgot about it, but now you mention 'tragedy'. But he also got robbed of a San Sebastian win.

Remember that edition Yates won? He had dropped everyone on the climb only to get taken out by a motorbike.
 
Damn, I forgot about it, but now you mention 'tragedy'. But he also got robbed of a San Sebastian win.

Remember that edition Yates won? He had dropped everyone on the climb only to get taken out by a motorbike.
Quite easy to forget also the 2014 Milano-Sanremo. GVA had the jump on everybody in the sprint and then his chain fell off. Not sure that he would win, but it was a perfect tactic and incredibly unlucky.
 
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Damn, I forgot about it, but now you mention 'tragedy'. But he also got robbed of a San Sebastian win.

Remember that edition Yates won? He had dropped everyone on the climb only to get taken out by a motorbike.

Nobody knows if he was really in a winning position because the coverage didn't work. Yes, he was in front when he was taken out but it was unclear by how much.
 
One of my favourite riders. I was always happy to see him on the top step of the podium.

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