Evenepoel: I have some steps to take to challenge Pogacar, Bernal, Roglic

Tour of Denmark 2021 - 31st Edition - 3rd stage Tonder - Vejle 219,2 km - 12/08/2021 - Remco Evenepoel (BEL - Deceuninck - Quick-Step) - photo Thomas Sjorup/CV/BettiniPhoto©2021
Evenepoel at the Tour of Denmark (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

After ending his season at the weekend's Chrono des Nations, Remco Evenepoel has said that he hopes to make a step up to reach the level of Grand Tour winners Tadej Pogačar, Egan Bernal, and Primož Roglič in 2022.

The 21-year-old, who placed fifth in the 44.5-kilometre time trial on Sunday, 1:22 down on winner Stefan Küng, said he had returned to a top level during the 2021 season, having endured a late start to the year following his Il Lombardia crash a year ago.

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