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Plus video documentary on Lotto Dstny’s Spring Classics and INEOS Grenadiers’ Giro d’Italia journey and MADE Bike Show announces new venue and opens up ticket sales. TOP STORY: Marcel Kittel Has a Tour Sprint Favourite Marcel Kittel has spoken about the upcoming Tour de France in the cycling podcast De Grote Plaat . The ex-top sprinter was looking at the fast finishers and according to 35 year-old Kittel, there is a clear favourite for the 2023 Tour sprints.
The former rider of Giant-Alpecin, Quick-Step and Katusha-Alpecin thinks a lot of Jasper Philipsen. “Philipsen is the top favourite for the bunch sprints in the Tour,” Kittel has no doubts. “He’s had such a good season already, it was really impressive. For me he is the number one sprinter, ahead of Dylan Groenewegen and Fabio Jakobsen.” Philipsen has already won two […]