Stybar back at his best ahead of Tour of Flanders, Paris-Roubaix

Zdenek Stybar talks with director Wilfried Peeters at the Quick-Step team car

The wolfpack of the Quick-Step Floors team is ready to take on the Ronde and Paris-Roubaix . At the team's press conference on Friday, the riders were beaming confidence ahead of the Holy Week. Also beaming were the alumni present in Wielsbeke to celebrate 20 years of Quick-Step sponsorship. Former riders Oscar Freire, Andrea Tafi, Paolo Bettini, Carlos Barredo, Mark Cavendish and now-directeur sportif Tom Steels were all steeped in the team's legendary 'vincere insieme' (win together) philosophy that was created when the sqaud was sponsored by Mapei and continues to this day. This year, the ethos has so far turned out 20 victories by ten different riders, with 7 out of 10 wins in the Belgian races. Niki Terpstra and Yves Lampaert have shown themselves to be on form with wins in E3 Harelbeke and Dwars door Vlaanderen, respectively. Philippe Gilbert , the defending Ronde champion, has yet to ...

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