Quick-Step Floors 23-year-old Dane Kasper Asgreen attracted. He put his signature under a contract until the end of 2020. Asgreen about the continental Virtu Cycling and makes next week Wednesday in the Scheldeprijs his debut for the Belgian WorldTour formation, so made Quick-Step Tuesday known.
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Last year, the new Asgreen to European time-trial champion in the promises, and he won a ride in the Lap of the Future. “It is hard to believe that I signed for the most successful team in the WorldTour over the past six years. I dreamed since my first race in 2009 to be a pro to be”, explains Asgreen, that last winter all with Quick-Step trained in Calpe. “It is undoubtedly a great challenge to be on WorldTour level to join. Fortunately, I’m in a team with experienced riders. They can me the ropes, and grow in the sport. Hopefully I can one day also a lot of races to win.”
“We follow Kasper long,” says CEO Patrick Lefevere. “Not only are results and talent fell to us, but also his mentality and professional attitude. With this transition, we show again how much importance we attach to investing in young riders. Kasper is our twelfth neo pro since 2016. Ten of them ride still ahead of us.”