'It was life and death in the wheel': Remco Evenepoel blasts Vuelta a España team time trial

The defending champion claimed that he and his teammates could barely see where they riding

Soudal Quick-Step
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Remco Evenepoel has hit out at the organisers of the Vuelta a España after the opening stage team time trial in Barcelona was ridden under dark skies and through unlit streets.

Predicted thunderstorms materialised in the Catalan city, and Soudal Quick-Step and Evenepoel didn't cross the line until 20:37 local time - one minute after sunset with the daylight long since faded.

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