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

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Evenepoel's 2024 programme

Figueira Champions Classic
Tour of the Algarve
Paris-Nice
Tour of the Basque Country
Liège-Bastogne-Liège
Critérium du Dauphiné
Tour de France
Olympic time trial
Olympic road race
World Cup Zurich
What's the source.??? I can understand skipping Sanremo to do an Altitude camp before Itzulia and LBL. But I don't understand why he doesn't do anymore Ardennes classics. Ben Healy must be feeling very happy seeing the spring plan of remco, pogacar, vingegard , roglic
 
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To get it completely right:

Figueira Champions Classic (10 feb)
Volta ao Algarve (14-18 feb)
Paris-Nice (3-10 mar)

Vuelta Ciclista al País Vasco (1-6 apr)
Amstel Gold Race (14 apr)
La Flèche Wallonne (17 apr)
Liège-Bastogne-Liège (21 apr)

Critérium du Dauphiné (2-9 jun)
BK TT Binche (19 jun)
BK Road Zottegem (23 jun)

Tour de France (29 jun – 21 jul)

Olympic TT Paris (27 jul)
Olympic Road Paris (3 aug)

WC TT Zürich (22 sep)
WC Road Zürich (29 sep)

+ possibly Lombardia
 
Only after Liège-Bastogne-Liège will Evenepoel go on an altitude training course for the first time, in the run-up to his first Tour de France. - wielerflits
It's curious to see that Pogacar, Remco will do just one altitude training before the Tour, but Vingegaard always does 2/3 long altitude trainings before the Tour. Maybe he benefits more of the altitude than the others.
 
I think its a really good schedule. I personally wouldn't ride the Figueira classic and hope that Remco does indeed ride Amstel and Flèche.

Regarding stage races if Remco manages to beat both Vingegård and Roglič in either Itzulia or the Dauphiné it would be a big success just as it would finishing on the Tour podium.

In the one-day race front, I think he will have a great season with the Olympics and Worlds with a suitable route.
 
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