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Evenepoel still unsure of when he will get back to racing
Remco Evenepoel, who has not raced since he suffered a fractured pelvis and other injuries at Il Lombardia last year, has given an update on his recovery, revealing that things have not progressed as well as hoped over the past few months. The 20-year-old Belgian initially got back on his bike about a month and a half after the crash, but he said on Wednesday that he has had to spend time off the bike again, and is unsure of when his 2021 campaign would get underway.
“I’m not a doctor so I don’t know the specific words but it’s just a bit of pain in the area where the fractures were, so sitting down on a saddle is still quite hard for a few hours,” Evenepoel said. “This needs to be fixed before being 100 per cent on a bike.”Evenepoel said that he was nonetheless still targeting the Giro d’Italia, which was his main goal last season as well before the crash derailed those plans. Jakobsen looks ahead to potential return after […]