Jumbo-Visma confirmed its status as the best team in the men’s WorldTour in 2022 in spectacular and absolute fashion.
Capped by its first Tour de France win after banging on the door the past few seasons, the Dutch-backed team won big across the entire calendar, finishing the year ranked No. 1 in the UCI WorldTour team rankings.
For 2023, the team aspires for even more, with a yellow jersey title defense for Jonas Vingegaard , and what’s proving to be an elusive northern monument for Wout van Aert . A healthy Primož Roglič will keep the team at the top of any leaderboard and its horde of classics specialists will the Dutch yellow jackets in the winning frame.
So how do you make a near-perfect team even better? With a few select but impactful signings.
To stay on top, Jumbo-Visma brass recruited during the 2022-23 transfer season a handful of key riders to put a shine on what’s already arguably cycling’s best all-around team.
We dive into where Jumbo-Visma will be stronger in 2023: Now bonafide classics powerhouse
Van Baarle and Van Aert will be a powerful one-two punch. (Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images) Jumbo-Visma was selective in its signings for 2023, with the arrival of four veterans who will help its already steady presence in grand tours and the classics, and one promising rider for the future in Thomas Gloag (Trinity Racing).Dylan van Baarle is the classics team’s top arrival. The defending Paris-Roubaix champion will give the already-potent team an extra card to […]
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