Neo-pro Harper disappointed about lack of racing 'but there are bigger problems in the world right now'

Jumbo-Visma’s Chris Harper leads the way on stage 4 of the 2020 Tour de la Provence
Jumbo-Visma’s Chris Harper leads the way on stage 4 of the 2020 Tour de la Provence (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

New Jumbo-Visma signing Chris Harper says that the lack of racing during the coronavirus pandemic is disappointing in terms of this being his first season as a professional, but that being happy, healthy and able to ride his bike is not something that he's taking for granted.

The 25-year-old Australian – who joined the Dutch WorldTour outfit for 2020 from Australian Continental squad Team BridgeLane – headed home to Adelaide once it was clear that racing was going to be postponed for some time, and has settled into a new routine while being near to his family.

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