The third round of the Coupe de France saw the team take on La Roue Tourangelle where Pier-André Coté sprinted to a hard-fought 11th place, one better than his result the previous weekend at Cholet Pays de la Loire. Photographer Ethan Glading was there to document the occasion as the team begins to find its legs heading into the height of the spring season.
Robin Carpenter and Stephen Bassett get ready for sign-on.
Canadian road champ Adam de Vos in the zone.
Carpenter was instrumental to chasing the breakaway down in the final circuit.
Pier-André Coté saving matches in the bunch.
Magnus Sheffield helped Coté in the finale.
Always a good sign when you can’t see any race numbers on the roof. No bike changes!
Mid-way through the race and gap to breakaway held steady at two minutes.
This Canadian maple leaf has a spring in it’s step.
Coté running through the finale while it’s still fresh.