Seven Omega Pharma riders heading to National TT championships

Omega Pharma – Quick-Step will be busy in the next days with several National Time Trial Championships. OPQS had much success in the 2012 National Championships, with hopes for similar results in 2013.

Sylvain Chavanel — four-time National TT Champion — will be pursuing a record fifth national championship on Thursday, June 20th .

On Friday, Tony Martin will be defending his German National TT Championship. Bert Grabsch is another OPQS rider that will participate — he is a two-time German TT Champion.  Michal Golas and Michal Kwiatkowski will also participate in the Polish National TT Championship. Young Kwiatkowski has ambitions for a top result in this event.

Another OPQS rider racing on Friday is Peter Velits, who will defend his Slovak National TT Championship. Friday will also be a day for young Carlos Verona. He will race the Spanish National TT Championship.

France: Sylvain Chavanel

Slovakia: Peter Velits

Poland: Michal Golas, Michal Kwiatkowski

Germany: Tony Martin, Bert Grabsch

Spain: Carlos Verona

Ron Callahan is the chief cook and bottlewasher at Bike World News, doing everything from website design to bike reviews.

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