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Deceuninck-Fast-Step is altering its title for the 2020 Ronde van Vlaanderen, and can race as Elegant-Fast-Step for the approaching weekend’s race.
Elegant is a window system developed by Deceuninck, one of many WorldTour staff’s sponsors for the 2020 season.
Patrick Lefevere, CEO of Deceuninck-Fast-Step mentioned in a staff press launch, “It’s been a particular season, and we’re each making an attempt to make one of the best of it within the given circumstances. I think about it a privilege to have the ability to work with Deceuninck on this undertaking and assist them launch the Elegant window idea. I hope we are able to do honor to this distinctive jersey on Sunday, and collectively get pleasure from an unforgettable version of the Ronde van Vlaanderen.”
All through the staff’s historical past, it has gained the Belgian basic in 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2017, and 2018.
CEO of Group Deceuninck, Francis Van Eeckhout, defined “As the principle sponsor, we discover it essential to incorporate our riders and the staff on this product launch for probably the most stunning races of the biking season. It makes the bond between us, the staff, and Deceuninck, much more profound. The pursuit of perfection and the concentrate on excellence in our actions are only some ideas now we have in frequent.”
The Tour of Flanders is normally contested within the spring, nonetheless, because of the COVID-19 racing cease and the ensuing calendar adjustment, this yr’s version will probably be raced on Sunday, October 18. Along with a number of cobbled sectors, de Ronde is understood for its brutally brief and steep punchy climbs.
Different males’s WorldTour groups have seen title adjustments throughout the 2020 season; Group Ineos turned Ineos-Grenadier simply previous to the beginning of the Tour de France. And whereas the ladies’s staff Boels-Dolmans gained’t grow to be SD Worx till the 2021 season, the title change was introduced within the early spring of 2020.