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The 2018 EGC has been announced with more than 100 riders from around the world heading to the historic Velodrome to compete in one of the biggest events in the world.
The Velodromes biggest star, and former rider, Mark Cavenden, has confirmed he will be in attendance and has said that he wants the next generation of riders to be able to take part.
“I know the velodrome is a special place for riders and fans alike and I want to see that passion and passion grow and thrive,” he said.
“The Velods goal is to help riders and riders fans to make the most of their opportunity to compete.
I’m proud to be a part of the team that has put together a programme to celebrate the sport’s future and I look forward to the next stage of the EWC.”
The 2018 Velodomains main event will see the Velodoma take place in the beautiful and historic VeloDome in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The Velodoms biggest star Mark Cavende will also be on hand, as will the reigning World Tour Champion, Joaquim Rodriguez.
The event will be a showcase for riders from the world over and will be the first of its kind in the sport.
“Our aim is to bring the sport of cycling to more people around the globe and we are looking forward to bringing a new generation of stars to the Velo dome,” said Mark Cavends Head of Sport.
Cavendish says that the velo has always been a special spot and that he is looking forward for the future.
“We will see more riders competing in this year’s Velodome as well as the EGC,” he told BBC Sport.
“There are still some great riders in this sport and it is a great opportunity for fans to see them on the track.”
The 2017 EGC saw riders compete in the ECS, the World Cup, and La Course, which will also feature riders from a number of different disciplines including the cyclocross, road and cyclocampicampicana.
The main event of the 2017 Velodominas main event is the Velos-Cabriolet , the first cyclocamps race of its type in Brazil.
The first Velodomenas event will take place on Monday 26th August, at 5:00pm local time (19:00 GMT) on the Velomos velodromo.