'This gives us a motivation when everything else is so uncertain for the moment.'
With Dumoulin moving to Jumbo-Visma in the off-season, Kelderman relishes prospect of increased leadership opportunity.
Time away from the bike gave Dumoulin time to re-evaluate relationship with the sport and move toward a second chapter of his career.
19-year-old Sunweb development team rider left with fractures to back and facial injuries after car entered race route earlier this month.
Dutch rider Edo Maas sustained serious injuries after crashing into a car that had driven onto the course of the Under-23 version of Il Lombardia.
Dutch superstar breaks his contract with Sunweb to move to rival Jumbo-Visma that has implications across the peloton