No regrets for Wout van Aert at Brabantse Pijl – 'Pidcock was just stronger'

Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) in the winning move at the Brabantse Pijl 2021
Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) finished second from the winning move at the Brabantse Pijl 2021 (Image credit: Getty Images)

Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) had no complaints and no regrets after missing out on victory at Brabantse Pijl at the hands of Tom Pidcock (Ineos Grenadiers). 

The Belgian, who placed a disappointed sixth at the Tour of Flanders, decided to extend his spring campaign into the Ardennes following the cancellation of Paris-Roubaix.

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Patrick Fletcher

Patrick is an NCTJ-trained journalist, and former deputy editor of Cyclingnews, who has seven years’ experience covering professional cycling. He has a modern languages degree from Durham University and has been able to put it to some use in what is a multi-lingual sport, with a particular focus on French and Spanish-speaking riders. Away from cycling, Patrick spends most of his time playing or watching other forms of sport - football, tennis, trail running, darts, to name a few, but he draws the line at rugby.