Tour de Beauce: Matisse Julien holds off Tyler Stites for stage 1 win


Matisse Julien (Staff Ecoflo Chronos) gained stage 1 of Tour de Beauce on Wednesday, taking the primary yellow chief’s jersey on the end on the stiff uphill end to Notre-Dame-des-Pins. 

USA’s Tyler Stites (Challenge Echelon Racing) positioned second, and Olivier Péloquin (Cannondale Echelon p/b 4iiii) took third to offer Canada two riders on the rostrum.