Jumbo-Visma's early Tour selection complicated by 'spanner in the works' says Lancaster

The Jumbo-Visma team and Tom Dumoulin unveiled its 2020 race clothing
Jumbo-Visma's strengthened 2020 squad, including new signing Tom Dumoulin (right) (Image credit: Jumbo-Visma)

Unveiling your Tour de France team six months before the race begins, may not perhaps be the smartest media tactic in world cycling, as Jumbo-Visma's star triumvirate of Primož Roglič, Tom Dumoulin and Steven Kruiswijk is already discovering, with the team struggling to get its Dutch duo on the road, following a spate of injury and illness.

With Dumoulin's comeback to racing now further postponed due to intestinal problems, an air of uncertainty has crept into the team's Grand Tour grand designs, as Kruiswijk is also in the sick bay and will miss Paris-Nice while he recovers from a knee injury. Roglič meanwhile, is at least scheduled to make his season debut at the 'Race to the Sun.'

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