Knox hoping to make Grand Tour debut at Giro d'Italia

James Knox (Deceuninck-QuickStep) dug deep

Deceuninck-QuickStep neo-pro James Knox is hoping to make his Grand Tour debut at the Giro d’Italia in May. At the moment, nothing is set in stone for the 23-year-old Brit who is in just his second year as a professional, but he’s working hard to make it onto the start line in Bologna. "It’s not 100 per cent at the moment; things can change, but I’m going to keep working towards that and we’ll see what happens," Knox told Cyclingnews and Het Nieuwsblad . "I’m not going to cry about it if I don’t go. I’m hoping that I’m going to be good, though." Knox is already making a case for himself this week at the UAE Tour , his third race of the season after the Tour Down Under and the Cadel Evans Road Race. The team have come focused on the sprints with Elia Viviani, but Knox has ...

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