Rohan Dennis maintains low profile ahead of World Championships time trial

LAGOA PORTUGAL FEBRUARY 23 Rohan Dennis of Australia and Team INEOS Carvoeiro Village Fans Public during the 46th Volta ao Algarve 2020 Stage 5 a 203km Individual Time Trial stage from Lagoa to Lagoa ITT VAlgarve2020 on February 23 2020 in Lagoa Portugal Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images
Rohan Dennis (Ineos Grenadiers) at the Volta ao Algarve in February (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

A tale of two bubbles, from Team Dennis to Team Ineos. A year ago, Rohan Dennis prepared in solitude for the UCI Road World Championships time trial after Bahrain-Merida had terminated his contract following his abandon at the Tour de France.

Despite ten weeks without racing, Dennis successfully defended his title aboard an unbranded bike, and the slogan on his wife Melissa Hoskins' baseball cap neatly summed up the Australian's contractual status: 'Team Dennis.'

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