The Belgian “Wolfpack”has made a fearsome name for itself as the dominators of the spring races. This year, World Champion Julian Alaphilippe and Kasper Asgreen in particular were successful. Kaspar Asgreen also wore the yellow jersey of the Tour de Suisse for one day in June 2019.
With the 30-time (!!!) Tour de France sprint winner Mark Cavendish, one of the renowned riders returned to the Belgian team for this season.
In Sam Bennett, Deceuninck – Quick Stepp also boasts the current Tour de France Sprint & Points Classification winner.
The incredible depth of Patrick Lefevere’s team is also evident with young Giro 2020 discovery Joao Almeida and wunderkind Remco Evenepoel.
Current world champion Julian Alaphilippe is planning a start at the TdS 2021, and the first half of the Tour offers several opportunities for the Rainbow Jersey to dominate.
The Tour de Suisse came to an end last Sunday for the men and the following Tuesday for the women....