Veteran riders commit to Tour de White Rock

A pair of cyclists well-known to fans of BC Superweek will be back in White Rock next month.

A pair of cyclists well-known to fans of BC Superweek will be back in White Rock next month.

Will Routley and Ryan Anderson – both former members of the now-defunct Symmetrics Cycling Team – have both been confirmed for the Tour de White Rock, which is set for July 13-15. The duo now race for Spidertech, and have been racing professionally in Europe this year.

Routley, who won the Tour de White Rock road race in 2007, and Anderson are hoping to bring a third, yet-to-be-determined teammate with them to Superweek.

Australian professional rider Hilton Clarke – winner of the Tour de Gastown in 2006 – has also confirmed his participation in BC Superweek.

This year’s BC Superweek schedule, which includes the Tour de Delta, UBC Grand Prix and Giro de Burnaby, is also boosted by the return of the Gastown Grand Prix.

The field of riders is expected to be among the strongest in Superweek history.

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