Where are Quick-Step? The tale of the Belgian super-team missing in action

Squad missed the crucial split at Dwars door Vlaanderen, are yet to win a WorldTour one-day race in 2022

Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl
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There are some things that seem certain in life. To Daniel Defoe these were death and taxes. In the world of cycling, one of the constants has always been the presence of Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl in the Classics.

Since its inception, the Belgian team has dominated the Classics in its home races, winning eight of 19 editions of the Tour of Flanders. Out of the 20 times Quick-Step have raced Dwars door Vlaanderen, the team has only finished outside of the top 10 twice. One of those was on Wednesday.

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