Van Aert timing spring peak for Tour of Flanders, Paris-Roubaix

Wout van Aert
Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) (Image credit: Getty Images)

Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) has tempered expectations for his performance in next week's Opening Weekend race, Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, saying he is delaying his peak form until April when he will target a first victory in Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix.

The Belgian is currently at a training camp in Tenerife and spoke to the media over a video call, confirming he would start his road season on home soil next week but his goals are much farther down the road.

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