Evenepoel: Pinning a number on again will be the best feeling

Deceuninck-QuickStep’s Remco Evenepoel celebrates winning the 2020 Volta ao Algarve
Remco Evenepoel at the Volta ao Algarve (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Before the coronavirus pandemic shuttered races and forced riders into lockdown, the Deceuninck-Quickstep team had amassed more victories than any other team in three short months of racing. Remco Evenepoel, who claimed five of the team's 15 wins, expressed relief at the UCI's announcement of a revised calendar of racing on Tuesday.

With the Olympic Games postponed until 2021, the young Belgian will have his pick of new goals in the compressed August through November road season, which is scheduled to restart with Strade Bianche on August 1 and run through to the end of the Vuelta a España on November 8.

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