Deceuninck – Quick-Step is a World Tour cycling team established in 2003 and based in Wevelgem, Belgium, a city that’s iconic for Flemish cycling. Currently made up of 25 riders from 11 different countries, Deceuninck – Quick-Step has built an extraordinary reputation over the years, becoming one of the most successful squads in history under the guidance of CEO Patrick Lefevere. At the end of 2010, Czech Businessman Mr. Zdenek Bakala took over the outfit, which is managed by a Board comprising eight members.
The team focuses on its Belgian roots, but also strives to have an international impact. Since its inception, the outfit has scored over 700 UCI victories, including 19 Monuments, 4 World Road Championships, 6 World ITT Championships, 4 World TTT Championships, 2 World Cups and an Olympic Title.
In 2018, Deceuninck – Quick-Step was the most successful team in the world for the seventh year in a row, amassing 77 victories (73 in UCI races). Current top riders for the team are Julian Alaphilippe (UCI Individual Classification leader and Milano-Sanremo victor), Elia Viviani (European Road Race Champion and Olympic Omnium Champion), five-time Monument winner and 2012 World Champion Philippe Gilbert, Zdenek Stybar (first Czech in history to conquer a cobbled Classic), former Belgian Champion Yves Lampaert, European ITT Champion and Clasica San Sebastian victor Remco Evenepoel, and 2018 Liège–Bastogne–Liège winner Bob Jungels.