Evenepoel reveals schedule for debut with Deceuninck-QuickStep

Remco Evenepoel (Belgium)

Remco Evenepoel has drawn up the plans for his first season as a professional, opting for a light schedule that will see him complete no more than 55 days of racing with WorldTour outfit Deceuninck-QuickStep in 2019. The Belgian is widely regarded as the most promising young talent in the sport, not least after he won both the junior time trial and road race titles at the recent UCI Road World Championships . Formerly a promising footballer, Evenepoel only switched to cycling a couple of years ago and, after taking the junior ranks by storm, he has signed for one of the world's top teams, Quick-Step Floors , from 2019, choosing to skip the U23 ranks entirely. Team owner Patrick Lefevere announced in October that he had signed a multi-year deal with window manufacturer Deceuninck as title sponsor for 2019 and beyond. Quick-Step are exercising caution and easing Evenepoel in ...

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