Campenaerts targeting WorldTour-level time trial wins in 2019

Victor Campenaerts with the bronze from the 2018 UCI Road World championships time trial

Reigning Belgian and European time trial champion Victor Campenaerts ( Lotto Soudal ) will continue to concentrate on time trial victories next season, but says that he also wants to try his hand at getting away in more breakaways. Since taking the bronze medal in the elite men's time trial at the UCI Road World Championships in Innsbruck, Austria, in September – behind Australia's Rohan Dennis and Dutchman Tom Dumoulin – Campenaerts has also made clear his intention to try to break Bradley Wiggins' Hour Record of 54.526km , which was set in London in 2015. Just three days after the Worlds TT, Campenaerts was at the velodrome in Grenchen, Switzerland, to make an all-out effort over half an hour – rather than the full hour – and recorded an average speed of 54.8kph, with the last four laps at 60 kph "to see what was left in the tank". ...

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