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Marcel Kittel provides his insights into the film

Marcel Kittel provides his insights into the film
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Tom Boonen was in demand from the press at the screening and team presentation

Tom Boonen was in demand from the press at the screening and team presentation
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The Quick-Step Floors' riders chat before the film

The Quick-Step Floors' riders chat before the film
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It's not a film screening without popcorn is it?

It's not a film screening without popcorn is it?
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Tom Boonen chats with Zdeněk Bakala about the film

Tom Boonen chats with Zdeněk Bakala about the film
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Philippe Gilbert, team owner Zdeněk Bakala and other review the film

Philippe Gilbert, team owner Zdeněk Bakala and other review the film
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The cinema was full for the film screening

The cinema was full for the film screening
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Tom Boonen poses for a photo with a young fan

Tom Boonen poses for a photo with a young fan
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The team Specialized bikes were on show

The team Specialized bikes were on show
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Zdeněk Stybar was a rider in demand

Zdeněk Stybar was a rider in demand
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Marcel Kittel talks with the press

Marcel Kittel talks with the press
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Team CEO Patrick Lefevere talking before the film screening

Team CEO Patrick Lefevere talking before the film screening
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Sporza was one of the media outlets in attendence

Sporza was one of the media outlets in attendence
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Niki Terpstra with the press

Niki Terpstra with the press
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Bob Jungels is starting to challenge Marcel Kittel in the hair stakes

Bob Jungels is starting to challenge Marcel Kittel in the hair stakes
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Dan Martin answering questions from the press

Dan Martin answering questions from the press
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Yves Lampaert was also on interview duty

Yves Lampaert was also on interview duty
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Tom Boonen was all smiles at the film screening

Tom Boonen was all smiles at the film screening
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Marcel Kittel listening to the question from the reporter

Marcel Kittel listening to the question from the reporter
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The fans and VIPs were wined and dined

The fans and VIPs were wined and dined
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The Quick-Step Floors team assembled in Belgium on Wednesday night for a team presentation and premiere of the "One Year In Blue" film that looks back at the team's 2016 season.

The likes of Tom Boonen and Marcel Kittel were on hand to introduce the film to the audience, having earlier answered questions with the media and posed for photos with fans. At the presentation, Boonen reiterated that regardless of victory Paris-Roubaix will be the last race of his professional career.

There was good news for the team as team owner Zdenek Bakala said that the team would continue next year. With no sponsor contract for 2018 and all rider contracts ending after this season, Lefevere was uncertain about what would happen. “No sponsors?” Bakala replied to telesport.nl. “If I do not die, then this top team will also start in the peloton in 2018.”

According to HLN, team CEO Patrick Lefevere announced the first five riders for its Tour de France team, with Marcel Kittel, Fernando Gaviria, Daniel Martin, Bob Jungels and Gianluca Brambilla to start the French Grand Tour in 2017.

After a disappointing classics campaign in 2016, Lefevere said the the team is aiming to return to the top step of the podium in both the cobbled and Ardennes classics, with Boonen and newcomer Philippe Gilbert riding the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad together.

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