'Serene and calm' Remco Evenepoel matures into Tour de France GC rider

Belgian Soudal Quick-Step rider lost time on stage 11, but takes confidence from a solid display in the Massif Central

Remco Evenepoel on stage 11 of the Tour de France
Remco Evenepoel on stage 11 of the Tour de France
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The Massif Central, and stage 11 of the Tour de France, isn't particularly close to Belgium. It's not a bus or bike ride away, but 700km between the two.

Despite this, it was the Belgian fans who were out in force in the ski station in central France which briefly paid host to some of the best bike riders in the world. 

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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.