Here's an interesting interview with a guy who talks and rides well, and seems to have respect for cycling and its traditions...and his team mates and competitors. If his words turn out to be genuine, I could be considered a fan. I haven't followed Paris-Nice well this year, but it is usually one of the first two events I notice a bit each year (along with Tirreno-Adriatico.
Here's the finish of Stage 1, where you can see Jens Voigt hanging with the young guys again, including de Gendt.
I thought it was nice to hear what I took to be frank, direct answers to some interesting questions, like how's it different when you go to an international pro team: