Quick-Step boss: It's not our fault the Tour de France sprint stages are boring

Patrick Lefevere says it's up to the other teams to make the race exciting and stop Marcel Kittel's sprint domination

Marcel Kittel celebrates a fourth victory at the 2017 Tour de France (ASO)
(Image credit: ASO/Thomas MAHEUX)

Quick-Step Floors concede the Tour de France stages "are boring always with the same image" every day but they don't mind because their sprinter Marcel Kittel keeps on winning.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.