Kruijswijk looking for climbing consistency at Volta a Catalunya

Jumbo-Visma's Steven Kruijswijk at the 2019 Ruta del Sol

While the sprinters and Classics specialists focus on this Saturday's Milan-San Remo, many of the pro peloton's very best climbers, including Jumbo-Visma 's Steven Kruijswijk , ready themselves for the Volta Ciclista a Catalunya , which starts on Monday. Kruijswijk can expect the full support of his teammates, as it was announced in recent days that the team's main sprinter, Dylan Groenewegen, would forego Catalunya in favour of riding his first Milan-San Remo, in order to gain experience. "It's a very nice race," Kruijswijk said of Catalunya in a video posted on their site by Jumbo-Visma. "I think I've raced there almost every year since I turned pro. "It's a course purely for climbers, with two uphill finishes [on stages 3 and 4]. I know the race well, and the goal is to be as close to the podium as possible – or actually get onto it." If that sounds ...

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