'It's sad to be second again': Remco Evenepoel disappointed to lose Tour of the Basque Country time trial

The Belgian was leading the time trial at its first checkpoint by half-a-second

Remco Evenepeoel
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Remco Evenepoel expressed his disappointment at not winning the opening stage of the Tour of the Basque Country, but added that he should not be considered likely to win the race outright.

The Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl rider briefly posted the fastest time on the 7.5km circuit in Hondarribia, but he was unseated by defending champion Primož Roglič of Jumbo-Visma who finished five seconds better than the Belgian.

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