One of the most moving stories from the 2022 Tour de France was at the back of the race. Recognised as the best 'lead-out man' in the WorldTour, Michael Mørkøv fought to stay in the race through sickness, hot weather and the fastest Tour in History. Ed Hood caught up with Michael to hear all about it.
Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl's Yves Lampaert upset the usual TT men to win the first stage of the 2022 Tour de France and take the first yellow jersey. The Belgian bettered Wout van Aert, Tadej Pogačar, top TT favourite Filippo Ganna and Mathieu van der Poel, in that order.
The Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl team have had a less than perfect spring Classics campaign, while on the other hand, INEOS Grenadiers have surpassed themselves in the one-day races. Ed Hood has been scratching his head over the 'turned tables' of the 2022 spring.
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It's complicated, the battle between good PR and winning stages in the biggest race on the planet - Should Mark Cavendish start the 2022 Tour de France, or is Fabio Jakobsen a safer bet for stage success? Spencer Martin gives us his thoughts on the Quick-Step - Alpha Vinyl quandary.
You may have seen some rumors out there, but now it's finally official and time to celebrate. Castelli will be outfitting the most successful WorldTour team, Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl, with our entire arsenal of racing and training clothing.