The question sounded tempting. Or he has no sense of the great world cup adventure, asked him Verbrugghe. Yes, he has. But the cyclist in Wout van Aert tapped the road cycling championships prompt on the shoulder. ‘Hey, and I?’ It is that he is so incredibly happy to do, admits Of Aert. So there are inevitably choices to be made.
“I want to be fresh the winter you can dive into. And a nice crossprogramma finishing. Then I find, after consultation with the team and my direct entourage, wijselijker to immediately after my last wegkoers, the Brittany Classic in Plouay on August 31, a rest. The world cup is unfortunately too late. Start in Yorkshire would mean that I was only somewhere in december to cyclo-cross to come. Before you know it, you're in the christmas and new year period and results in a kind of Stybar scenario (five times in career, purely for the fun, ed.). I don't want that. Also since I have the classic spring of 2020.”