Remco Evenepoel returns to Strava, takes eight Tenerife KOMs: Can he stop Pogačar at Liège?

Julian Alaphilippe part of Soudal Quick-Step team which will take on Tadej Pogačar at Liège-Bastogne-Liège on Sunday

Remco Evenepoel at Volta Catalunya
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Remco Evenepoel set eight separate King of the Mountains (KOM) records on Strava on a training ride in Tenerife this week ahead of his duel with Tadej Pogačar at Liège-Bastogne-Liège this Sunday.

Last week, Soudal Quick-Step briefed out that the world champion would no longer be publishing his activities on Strava for all to see, so the public availability of his Wednesday ride should be taken as a shot across Pogačar's bows. Not that the Slovenian would necessarily notice, as he stormed to victory at La Flèche Wallonne on the same day.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.