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The man of the day Julian Alaphilippe It's already spring

"I have several dreams. I have not reached my limits, I still have many things to achieve, "said French rider Julian Alaphilippe, a few minutes after raising a mad fist on Milan-San Remo. Saturday, he entered the pantheon of Primavera, the first cycling monument of the season. He joined a tricolor platoon of glorious old, where, to name but a few, we find: Louison Bobet, Raymond Poulidor, Marc Gomez – the cyclist who does not shave his legs – Laurent Fignon – twice – Laurent Jalabert and recently Arnaud Démare. At 26, the Montluçonnais does not know failure, or so little. Only black point for the moment at his already impressive hunting table, the road world championship 2018, where he flinched in the final. But then again, the dream is not over: "One day win the world championship is close to my heart, much more than the Tour de France. "Otherwise, everything rolls for the rider of the Belgian team Deceuninck-Quick Step, led by Patrick Lefevere. Since the beginning of the year, Julian has already struck six times. Recently, he has written his name on Strade Bianche, an Italian-style Paris-Roubaix where white dirt roads replace cobblestones. In the process, he triumphed twice on the Tirreno Adriatico and endorsed in fact the favorite jersey of the spring classic this Saturday. Faced with such a balance sheet where we also count, in 2018, the polka dot jersey of the Tour de France, Clasica San Sebastian and Flèche Wallonne, all are now wondering where are its limits …

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