Danish sensation faces-off against Pogačar at Tirreno-Adriatico ahead of top role at Tour: 'If you want to be the best you have to beat the best.'
Jakobsen beats Wout van Aert to the line with Christophe Laporte finishing in third to retain his race lead.
'Whether teams get one Euro or a million Euros, it doesn't matter. It’s about the value that this brings for the longer-term,' says Plugge.
‘Christophe Laporte deserved this win because he was super strong,’ said Wout van Aert after Jumbo-Visma trio smashed Paris-Nice opener.
Paris-Nice: Christophe Laporte leads Jumbo-Visma 1-2-3 ahead of Primož Roglič and Wout van Aert on stage 1
Christophe Laporte took the Paris-Nice race lead in dramatic style as teammate Primož Roglič gained an early advantage on his rivals.
Tour de Hoody: Belgian classics specialist will miss Tirreno-Adriatico in aftermath of spectacular crash at Strade Bianche.
Strade Bianche: 'The Eagle of Durango' crashes twice but leads Jumbo-Visma across the gravel roads of Tuscany.
'We still have to fix something in Paris-Nice,” says sports director Grischa Niermann.
2018 winner Tiesj Benoot will lead Jumbo-Visma at Strade Bianche.
Italian star talks about his first win of the season, a ‘frustrating’ 2021, and a winter of cross-country skiing.
Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne: Christophe Laporte comes close to first Jumbo-Visma win in nail-biting finale
New Jumbo-Visma signings Christophe Laporte and Tiesj Benoot shine at 'opening weekend.'
'Celebrating the win with wild gestures wouldn’t have been appropriate' Belgian says as he shows support for Ukraine
Van Aert attacks over Bosberg before holding off 19-rider chase.
Three surgeries and years of sacrifice: Gesink determined to make Jumbo-Visma’s Tour de de France team
'I’d like to go back, it’s the one thing that’s missing with Primož and it feels like it’s really close to winning the Tour,' says Dutch climber
'It should no longer be the intention that I am alone in the run-up to the final,' says Belgian on Jumbo-Visma's new classics depth.
Jumbo-Visma says 'this is quite a disappointment' after Dutch star cannot match pace of the GC favorites in first major climb of 2022 in season debut.
Wout van Aert has wingmen, Mathieu van der Poel is MIA, omicron is raging and Roubaix is rescheduled – top teams expect chaos on the cobbles.
Norwegian champion to go ‘full gas with Tom Dumoulin' at the Giro d’Italia.
Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl not intimidated by rising strength of rivals as new 'packs' come to the cobblestone party.
The Coloradan returned to his skiing roots with a 10km race in Andorra.
Jumbo-Visma to continue building Coloradan’s GC creds with ambitious spring schedule ahead of return to Tour de France.
Two teams exit the early season Spanish race just days after BikeExchange-Jayco also pulled out for COVID outbreak.
Grischa Niermann downplays role of controversial supplement, says it's only part of team's increasingly pinpoint approach to performance.
Vuelta a España star delivers advice to Jumbo-Visma speed-skating team, poking fun at highs and lows of his own race career.
Dutch star working in some altitude training before season debut at UAE Tour and run at Giro d'Italia.
The Dutch sprinter says he was 'not the same person on the bike' in 2021 and sees his move to BikeExchange-Jayco as an opportunity to start afresh.
Tom Dumoulin says that he's in a very different place after his sabbatical in 2021 and he's happy to share leadership roles with others.
The Dutch sprinter is keen to get back to racing at the Tour de France after a two-year absence from the race.
Jumbo-Visma officials confirm that the yellow jersey will be the central focus in the first half of the season for the 2020 Tour runner-up.
Ineos Grenadiers no longer owns a monopoly at the top, but rivals will be wrong to write them off too soon.
Confirmation of Jumbo-Visma's Tour de France squad underscores growing importance of Sepp Kuss inside the Dutch powerhouse.
2022 road season starts in the southern hemisphere with Australian road national championships.
After a positive coronavirus test within the team, Jumbo-Visma abruptly ended its training camp in Alicante.
Can the combination of three former podium finishers, Sepp Kuss, and Wout van Aert be enough to win the Tour? Jumbo-Visma is hoping so.
Wout van Aert will skip the CX worlds in Fayetteville and Strade Bianche as he aims to be fresher for key classics races.
Despite a near-perfect course for the Dutch star at this year's Tour de France, Tom Dumoulin said he's intent on trying to win a second pink jersey.
Jumbo-Visma rider sets sights on road racing and plans to end 'cross season after racing in the BKM Cyclocross Middelkerke.
The Italian grand tour would be Tom Dumoulin's first three-week race since he quit the Vuelta a España in 2020.
What's it like to be Wout van Aert? Rider reveals some surprises and some well-known realities of WorldTour pro lifestyle.
The Jumbo-Visma captain offered advice and perspective to his teammate, which Dumoulin won't soon forget.
Dutch star confirms he will target a grand tour next season as he continues his return from his surprise racing hiatus last year.
Multi-year contract extension with Slovenian assures Jumbo-Visma's ambitions at the Tour de France for four more years.
Racing with Roglič, victory celebrations with Valverde, and the possibility of GC – Kuss looks back on 2021 and throws forward to the future.
Here's the inside story on why Dylan Groenewegen was the odd-man out at Jumbo-Visma and the Tour de France, and how BikeExchange-Jayco pounced when management heard the Dutch speedster might be interested in a move.
Roglič continues to believe he can win the yellow jersey, happy for van Aert to hunt green in 2022: 'Anything is possible'
Dutch fastman released from Jumbo-Visma contract two years early to accept three-year deal with BikeExchange-Jayco.
Van Aert given Kristallen Fiets award for best Belgian rider for second year running. He remains coy on start at CX world championships in Arkansas.
Coloradan climbing sensation explains how a little of everything in moderation keeps him raring to race and lovin' life 12 months a year.
Jumbo-Visma gave both riders time and space to work through their respective issues, and the go-slow approach paid off with both returning to racing in 2021.
The highly decorated Dutch rider is looking forward to a return to the Tour de France next year, a moment she says will be 'really important' for women's racing.
Jumbo-Visma's cross-discipline megastars plan intense 'cross season to hone engines for the road classics.
The UCI currently forbids the use of continuous glucose monitors in competition. Insiders are pushing back on the ban – is that a good or bad thing?
The Dutch star said he's overcome his setbacks from a year ago, and vows to fight to reclaim his spot in the GC hierarchy.
Belgian star confirms cyclocross schedule through the Belgian nationals, leaving the door open for a possible trip to the world championships in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Forget power meters and heart rate monitors – glucose monitors are poised to change pro cycling forever. Here's a look at how the new tech could push the peloton forward.
Kuss enjoys some single-track and a trip to Colombia following a stellar 2021 capped by Tour de France stage-win and top-10 at the Vuelta a España.
Wout van Aert takes extended break before CX season, uncertain of trip Stateside for world championships
Van Aert, Jumbo-Visma assessing if trip to Fayetteville for cyclocross worlds is viable soon before classics season kicks off.
VN news ticker: Primož Roglič wins Milano-Torino, Rally Cycling signs Gage Hecht, Bernard Tapie dies
Here's what's making headlines on Wednesday, October 6.
The four-time individual TT world champion bows out of discipline with best performance in five years: 'I think I will get a bit more emotional when I’m alone.'
Van Aert scores fourth stage win of the race and overall victory in final statement before world championships bid.
Ethan Hayter finished in second place on the stage, and held onto the overall lead by four seconds.
Marianne Vos will be one of the key contenders at the road worlds before she takes in the inaugural women's Paris-Roubaix a week later, where she'll also be a favorite.
Ethan Hayter reclaimed the race lead ahead of Wout van Aert after escaping a crash in the final kilometer.
Wout van Aert took over the race lead with a two-second advantage over Ethan Hayter.
Marianne Vos has won almost everything but she still loves racing. She's in strong form this autumn and she is focused on the worlds and the first women's Paris-Roubaix.
Colorado climber shows off new consistency across three weeks to secure first top-10 in a grand tour with eighth on GC.
The battle for leftovers began early in a Vuelta book-ended by time trials that set up Roglič for his most comfortable GC win yet.
With the memory of losing last year's Tour de France on the final day, Primož Roglič goes into the final stages of the Vuelta with caution despite extending his GC lead.
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Odd Eiking's race-lead ends as Primož Roglič retakes the red jersey with a dominant display of climbing.
The signing of Rohan Dennis will mean Jumbo-Visma has all three members of the men's Olympic time trial podium.
Primož Roglič and Adam Yates took a tumble on stage 12 of the Vuelta a España but avoided any time losses or serious injuries.
Primož Roglič has twice lost the Vuelta a España's red jersey on purpose. Why has he done it and can he win it back when it really matters?