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Teams & Riders The Remco Evenepoel is the next Eddy Merckx thread

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Remco won't change no matter how usually he gets dropped. There's no humility in this guy. He was already fuming in the chase group and looked like he wanted to beat the sh*t out of other riders.
Would have to agree and I think he is void of humility.. But today he got up off the ground, final monument of the year, bleeding and he chased really hard and I think he never thinks he can't win..my friend owns a little Chihuahua dog that thinks he is a lion..he also never gives up..
 
Jesus. Now is the best time to move to another team with better support (Ineos) and better pay (Ineos) and he decides to stays put🤦🏼‍♂️ He won’t win the big GT’s with this team.
You are correct and his father/manager probably thinks the same but Remco is both a leader and a teamplayer so he likely feels a lot of responsability. I can imagine that the possible evaporarion of his team had an impact on him.
 
So Remco suddenly is the big „loser“ after these merger rumour weeks:

He stays at SQS. He won‘t get additional, strong helpers. The team wants to shift the focus more back to the Flandrien classics. No long-term future, Bakala quits at end of 2025.

All that is bad. Plus his Tourmalet stage nightmare at recent Vuelta.

At the moment, hardly anything points to Remco as 2024 Tour winner.

I think the move to Ineos would have been the best for him and for cycling.
 
So Remco suddenly is the big „loser“ after these merger rumour weeks:

He stays at SQS. He won‘t get additional, strong helpers. The team wants to shift the focus more back to the Flandrien classics. No long-term future, Bakala quits at end of 2025.

All that is bad. Plus his Tourmalet stage nightmare at recent Vuelta.

At the moment, hardly anything points to Remco as 2024 Tour winner.

I think the move to Ineos would have been the best for him and for cycling.
I see what you mean Skijumper, but why wouldn't he get additional helpers? Landa is coming over, Van Wilder is super strong, Hirt is not bad, plus there are some more talented riders in Quickstep as well. I do agree that Ineos may have been a better fit.
 
Would have to agree and I think he is void of humility.. But today he got up off the ground, final monument of the year, bleeding and he chased really hard and I think he never thinks he can't win..my friend owns a little Chihuahua dog that thinks he is a lion..he also never gives up..
Fast forward 10 years:
Remco's kid: "Dad, why do they call you "The Chihuahua"
Remco: #$#$#$@^#^%
 
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Has the team actually cost Remco anything so far?
Potentially it could have during the Giro, but didn't, Covid struck.
Vuelta, Kuss stage? It's not the mountain goats that would have kept Kuss out of red, and he didn't lose the Vuelta that day either.
Tour 24? With Jumbo and UAE, now Bora too that will want to control, he won't need a train with Thomas, Arensman and Rodriguez.
And the team is not that bad either. Van Wilder is coming along slower than I originally thought, but in the end his Giro was good. Masnada seems to be coming back. Landa in Vuelta form is still good. Vansevenant is developing. There really is no need to change team now, especially if the GT-target 24 is the Tour.