Thomas De Gendt and Tim Wellens set off on 1000km adventure ride from Italy to Belgium

The Lotto-Soudal pairing are calling the challenge ‘The Final Breakaway’

Thomas De Gendt and team-mate Tim Wellens on ‘The Final Breakaway’ trip (Picture: Twitter/ Thomas De Gendt)

Lotto-Soudal duo Thomas De Gendt and Tim Wellens have set off on their 1000 kilometre adventure ride from Italy to Belgium.