the World's best cyclists get, to put it mildly busy in the second half of 2020.
And the compressed calendar as a result of coronakrisen forcing the team and riders to choose between running the Tour de France and WORLD championships in the time trial.
Finaleetapen to the Champs-Élysées in Paris is run the same day - 20. september - as the individual world championship in the time trial.
It is not an optimal situation, points out tempospecialisten Kasper Asgreen, to the daily running of the Quick-Step.
- I think is incredibly annoying. It forces the a great many riders and teams to select, " says Kasper Asgreen to TV2 Sport.
- It stands between two very important cycling race. There are many of the top names, who can't participate in either one or the other.
According to TV2, it is not permitted to stand by in a race and run another races at the same time, unless a derogation is granted from the race, the rider could have completed.
Asgreen don't know yet if he will be riding the Tour de France. But much to suggest it, and the Asgreen has prepared himself for both races.
the Danish national coach, Anders Lund, says to TV2 Sport, that he hopes that the challenger will be pushed to Wednesday, so several of the world's best temporyttere given the opportunity to participate.
the 25-year-old Kasper Asgreen started the season great by winning the belgian endagsløb Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne and showed themselves also advancing with a third place finish in the time trial in Paris-Nice. It was won by fellow countryman Søren Kragh Andersen.
Cykelsæsonen restart at the highest level 1. august, where the Strade Bianche - the first World Tour race after coronapausen - run.