The prolific Belgian franchise and its racing legacy could be shuttered if the 'mega merger' with Jumbo-Visma moves forward: 'It would be a shame for cycling.'
Alarm bells ringing as longtime Belgian classics dominator on the back foot: 'We're in a situation that we're not used to.'
The 31-year-old will remain part of the so-called 'Wolfpack' through 2025, the team confirmed Friday.
Belgian still in pain but nursing his wounds as vital rest day approaches.
"Everyone has to shut up if we win," says the Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl team boss after his squad take stage 1 of the Tour de France.
An opening Tour de France day that rained on almost everybody's parade apart from Yves Lampaert.
Yves Lampaert took an emotional victory on a very damp stage 1 of the Tour de France, but there’s a handful of riders snapping at his heals.
The Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl journeyman played giant-killer Friday on wet roads to beat back the best in the world.
Van Aert beats back theories that Lampaert had advantage of drying roads after seeing countryman blast past his provisional best time.
Tour de France stage 1: Yves Lampaert goes faster than favorites for shock stage win and yellow jersey
Tadej Pogačar makes huge ride to finish third on the stage and set the tone on title defense as Lampaert surprises the specialists for victory.
Lampaert DQ'd from final stage of Belgian tour for manoeuver Wellens said 'cost me the overall victory.'
Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl star defends his racing tactic, and says it's up to fans to watch out for riders, not the other way around.
Van Baarle delivers with anticipation and execution, Ineos and Intermarché shine, as Lampaert suffers, and Van der Poel runs out of steam.
The incident summed up Quick-Step's trials and tribulations during this year's northern classics campaign.
Lefevere on Lampaert’s Paris-Roubaix crash: ‘In my time I would have turned back, taken my bike, and hit him on the head’
‘He might need a lawyer but that will be it. I hope he doesn’t sleep this evening,’ says team boss.
'If you don't know anything about the race, stay home. For me that is dramatic, because there was still a podium place in it,' says Belgian rider.
'Contract negotiation is about business. You cannot explain a season without results with two punctures and a badly timed crash,' says team boss.
Troubles continued for the so-called ‘Wolfpack’ and the Belgian powerhouse hopes to save its spring classics campaign at Paris-Roubaix.
'The level in this peloton is so high that it's impossible to make up the deficit. Apart from Kasper it'll be difficult,' says Stijn Steels.
Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl struggling to find winning ways at spring classics: ‘We can’t win everything’
There wasn't a Quick-Step jersey in the top-30 as pressure mounts on perennial classics favorites.
'A race I’d like to forget quickly.' Patrick Lefevere's 'Wolfpack' undone by poor positioning and subpar performances.
'At this team, we’re just all normal guys. There’s not too many egos,' says Belgian classics specialist.
Yves Lampaert saves the day for the 'Wolfpack' despite a string of punctures that kept him from pushing for more than fifth.
An estimated 1 million fans packed the roadsides from Antwerp to Leuven, creating a festival-like atmosphere unlike anything anyone's seen before.
Lampaert beats Matteo Jorgenson and Matt Gibson in three-up sprint as GC contenders finish together in the peloton.
Tim Declercq is that tall guy leading the bunch in the Spring Classics and Grand Tours.
Yves Lampaert led a Deceuninck–Quick-Step rout at Driedaagse Brugge-De Panne amid blustery conditions. The swirling winds blew Mathieu van der Poel into a ditch.
Deceuninck-Quick-Step renews contract with experienced classics specialist.
Belgian team to gather en masse in the Italian Dolomites, contrasts 'bubbles' strategy used elsewhere.
Stybar, Lampaert and others talk suffering and survival on Roubaix's toughest cobblestone sectors.
Lampaert talks about the pain of the Kwaremont and his love-hate relationship with Belgium's national obsession, the Tour of Flanders.
Two Belgians battled it out for bragging rights in the season's first major one-day race
Bernal defies expectations to only lose 19 seconds on GC rival Dennis, with just one mountain stage remaining.
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The iconic status of the Tour of Flanders is ingrained into riders from their childhood, with many dreaming of racing the bergs for years before they have the opportunity to do so.
The Belgian squad seems to have everything going for it ahead of Sunday's Tour of Flanders, as the numbers show.
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Yves Lampaert leaves the Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen with victories in the overall, the points competition and the best young rider’s standings
Yves Lampaert wins stage 1 and moves into the overall lead in the Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen