The Belgian squad seems to have everything going for it ahead of Sunday's Tour of Flanders, as the numbers show.
Zdenek Stybar has twice finished second at Paris-Roubaix (2015 and 2017) and is counting on 2018 being his year to score a big victory.
Zdenek Stybar returns to the fields of Belgium for two 'cross races in Kerstperiode, the series of major events during the Christmas
Raising the Iron Curtain on a cyclocross power. The Czech Republic has a long history of giving traditional powers a run for their money.
The Czech rider is looking for a major victory in the spring classics as a member of the powerful Etixx – Quick-Step squad.
Zdenek Stybar breaks free after the final climb and rides the remaining 3km to victory over a group of hungry chasers.
Fabian Cancellara takes his third career Strade Bianche title, getting the better of defending champion Zdenek Stybar on the final climb
Zdenek Stybar will only race one cyclocross event this winter and focus on road training, says he feels his form is behind schedule.
Zdenek Stybar will pass on a shot at a fourth world cyclocross title to prepare for a run at the northern classics next spring
Former world cyclocross champ Zdenek Stybar will be at four major races during the Belgian Kerstperiode week.