Van Aert ready to hit the road for Jumbo-Visma

Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma)

Wout Van Aert is ready to put cyclocross behind him and concentrate on the road for Team Jumbo-Visma . He has no small assignment in his first race for a WorldTour team, leading them in Omloop Het Nieuwsblad. “The Spring Classics are amazing races,” he said on the team's website. “They're never boring. You've got to pay attention from the start.” After a difficult 2018 and winter, the 24-year-old spend time relaxing in Girona. “it felt like leaving the winter behind,” he said. “It was not an escape but you literally drive away from the circus that is cyclocross.” Once he started training again, he was happy with his condition. “Going by the way I'm feeling now I may expect a lot of the spring. If I could choose I would like to be in top shape right away.” Van Aert was very happy to be with the WorldTour team. ...

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