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Jumbo-Visma means business at Critérium du Dauphiné with Primož Roglič and Wout van Aert taking the lead

Jumbo-Visma means business at Critérium du Dauphiné with Primož Roglič and Wout van Aert taking the lead

Tour de France spots are still up for grabs as Jumbo-Visma holds off on announcing full eight for the French grand tour. Don’t miss a…

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Tour de France spots are still up for grabs as Jumbo-Visma holds off on announcing full eight for the French grand tour.

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Jumbo-Visma may be trying to play it down, but the Dutch squad is going to the Critérium du Dauphiné with a team that means business.

Tour de France GC favorite Primož Roglič will lead the way with green jersey hopeful Wout van Aert .

If that wasn’t enough, they’ll be joined by last year’s Grande Boucle runner-up Jonas Vingegaard, Steven Kruijswijk, Tiesj Benoot, and Christophe Laporte, with Chris Harper rounding out the line-up.

The eight-day race falls into the center of Jumbo-Visma’s Tour de France preparations, sandwiched between two stints at altitude. For this reason, the team is playing down its chances, but its line-up would beg to differ, and the seven-man squad will be favorites to disrupt Ineos Grenadiers’ stranglehold on the race.

Also read: “We think the riders will be okay after a first altitude training and then we want to show ourselves. But winning this Dauphiné is not a goal in itself,” sport director Grischa Niermann said. “It is good preparation for the Tour, which remains our main goal. After the Dauphiné, we’ll go on altitude training, but it is also important to race in the preparation period and then this race comes at the perfect moment.“I expect […]

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