edvald boasson hagen to ride tour 2010   Edvald Boasson Hagen to Ride Tour 2010

Norway’s Edvald Boasson Hagen will be making his Tour de France debut next year with the new Team Sky. “I’ll ride the Tour mainly to gain experience. My goal is to drive the race; I also hope to win a stage,” he said to Sporza.be. Boasson Hagen saw many victories in 2009; winning at Gent-Wevelgem, stages at the Tour of Britain and Tour of Poland, and the overall classification in Britain. He made his Grand Tour debut at the Giro d’Italia and also got the Norwegian Time Trial Champion jersey. The 22-year-old plans to race the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix in 2010. “I’m glad I can ride those races. My goal is to perform there where possible,” said Boasson Hagen.