Remco Evenepoel edges closer to UAE Tour lead as Soudal Quick-Step win stage two team time trial

The Belgian team won by a single second, leaving Evenepoel tied on time at the top of the GC

Remco Evenepoel leads Soudal Quick Step in team time trial
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Soudal Quick-Step, led by Remco Evenepoel, triumphed in stage two’s team time trial at the UAE Tour, beating EF Education-EasyPost by a single second. 

The road world champion started and finished his team’s effort on the 17.3km course through Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Port, averaging 56.773km/h to set a time of 18-17. 

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