Kasper Asgreen goes to Quick Step Floor
Team VIRTU Cycling´s 23-year-old Kasper Asgreen has signed a 2-year contract with Quick Step Floor and the Danish U23 European ITT-champion goes to the Belgian World Tour-team with immideate effect. The contract brings joy to the Danish continental team.
Team VIRTU Cycling´s team owner, Bjarne Riis says:
”On behalf of the team we are really proud to develop a rider as Kasper and watch him become so good, that he is sought be the biggest team’s in the World Tour. One of our goals of the team is to develop youn riders to move on to the highest level. I’ve followed him the last couple of years and seen his potential. He rode a great season last year, and I feel he has improved even further this year, og the time for a step up is good. I’m also happy that he choosed Quick Step Floor, because it is a team, that suits Kasper’s style, and where he can addabt and develop further nice and easy. Quitck Step is a top professional team with right winning mentality.”
Kasper Asgreen says:
”I’m really happy to have the opportunnity on the higest level in cycling. To earn a contract with a World Tour-team is the dream, that I and any other young rider hope to come true. I am also gratefull for my time at Team VIRTU Cycling, because the team is one of the main reasons for me earning this contract. Team VIRTU Cycling is in the world elite, when it comes to developing young riders, and I am a product of that. Now I’m looking forward to the thrill of the biggest European races.”