The question is on everyone’s lips: Remco Evenepoel will he compete in the Tour de France from 2023? Christian Prudhomme, director of the big loop, hopes. Patrick Lefevere, boss of Quick Step-Alpha Vinyl, would prefer to wait until 2024 to launch his foal on the biggest race in the world. But the door is not closed and internal discussions will make it possible to define the Brabançon program in 2023.
For his part, the runner has not yet really spoken. He is probably waiting for the routes of the three big tours to be revealed. In this little game, the race which will offer the most kilometers of time trial will undoubtedly have a good argument to seduce the Belgian, who has become a real attraction in the eyes of the organizers.
And according to our colleagues from Laatste Nieuws, the Giro would plan to schedule no less than three time trials in 2023. The first, from the first stage, should take the riders from Fossacesia to Ortona, on a course of 18 kilometers in the Abruzzo. And offer a first pink jersey to a good rider. In total, this Tour of Italy 2023 will include between 60 and 70 timed kilometers according to HLN. A very consistent distance in modern cycling. And therefore a very good asset to attract Remco.
The route of the Tour of Italy will be unveiled in November, a few weeks after that of the Tour de France. To be continued…