Dumoulin proposes cycling season shifting forward by a month permanently

Tom Dumoulin braves the wet weather at the 2019 Giro d'Italia
Tom Dumoulin braves the wet weather at the 2019 Giro d'Italia (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Jumbo-Visma's Tom Dumoulin suggested earlier this week that off the back of what is looking increasingly likely to be a 2020 season that extends into November, the cycling calendar could potentially shift forward a whole month, and then remain that way permanently.

"I think that every season should move on for a month," Dumoulin told Sporza.be. "In mid-November, the weather here in Belgium and the Netherlands is often still fantastic, while in mid-February we sometimes still get snow."

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