Rising star Kasper Asgreen 'not scared' of taking on big name rivals

Deceuninck-QuickStep’s press conference ahead of this year’s Tour of Flanders followed a format familiar from the days of Johan Museeuw and Tom Boonen. On the Friday afternoon before the race, a critical mass of journalists squeezed into a sponsor’s showroom – on this occasion, Deceuninck’s headquarters in Hooglede – and the seven-man selection for the Ronde filed onto a makeshift stage.

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