"We want to win Flanders" - CANYON//SRAM Racing keen to take the fight to SD Worx at the Tour of Flanders

On March 31, Easter Sunday, the Tour of Flanders Women 2024 will also take place and 'all of Belgium will come to a standstill' in anticipation of who will conquer the cobblestone sectors of the race, the team said in a press release on its website. A tough course of 163 kilometres and merciless climbs awaits the riders and only the toughest will arrive in Oudenaarde, where a winner will be crowned.

CANYON//SRAM Racing have not yet been among the winners of this race, which they themselves call the monument of monuments, but that is set to change this year. With KatarzynaNiewiadoma, Elise Chabbey, Tiffany Chromwell, Chloé Dygert, Alice Towers and Soraya Paladin, the German women's team has sent a strong selection to the start in Flanders, whose focus is precisely on this goal.

"Flanders is one of the few monuments in the women's calendar with a long history. This makes the race iconic and unique for the riders and spectators," explains Katarzyna Niewiadoma. "The race leads through difficult sectors that make the peloton smaller over time because the riders get tired and are under constant pressure to be at the front. On Easter weekend, many people use these days to celebrate cycling and the atmosphere around the race is always very lively! The many familiar cobbled sections and the climbs in the finale make the race exciting and entertaining, as the fans never know when the real action will start. Our team has never won this race before and that is something we are aiming for. We want to win Flanders."

Elise Chabbey adds: "Flanders and Paris-Roubaix Femmes avec Zwift are by far the biggest cobblestone classics. As they say, the holy week of cycling is our stage to perform on and we look forward to it. There's always a fantastic atmosphere and to win it with our team would be a great achievement."

"Last weekend in Gent Wevelgem didn't go as planned. The level was high and the race was very tough. We were disappointed that we didn't have enough people to support Chloé in the final. It showed us that we have to be ready for anything at any point in the race," said Tiffany Cromwell "It fired up our team. We have a different group of riders for Flanders and it's a different race. Our team has a lot of experience and several cards to play. We are motivated not to repeat our mistakes. We can take the win if we ride our best race. I am confident that we can do that."

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