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Wout van Aert

Link to Wout van Aert rides 111km on Zwift as recovery continues from fractures
Wout van Aert crashed out of Dwars door Vlaanderen at the end of March

Wout van Aert rides 111km on Zwift as recovery continues from fractures

Visma-Lease a Bike rider was ruled out of the Giro d'Italia last week to recover from fractures, but starts clocking up virtual kilometres in the saddle

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Link to Wout van Aert to miss Giro d’Italia
Wout van Aert's Classics campaign came to an end after a nasty crash at Dwars door Vlaanderen

Wout van Aert to miss Giro d’Italia

Visma-Lease a Bike rider changes Grand Tour plans after Classics crash injuries

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Link to Wout van Aert enjoys first shower in 12 days as wounds heal
Wout van Aert had been hoping to target the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix, but was ruled out of both

Wout van Aert enjoys first shower in 12 days as wounds heal

Visma-Lease a Bike's all-rounder posts 5km walk to Strava, as he looks to test recovery and ponder his Giro d'Italia participation

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Link to Wout van Aert’s Giro d'Italia participation in doubt despite ‘successful’ surgery
It is "uncertain" whether Wout van Aert will be able to start the Giro d'Italia in May

Wout van Aert’s Giro d'Italia participation in doubt despite ‘successful’ surgery

Visma-Lease a Bike to make decision on Belgian’s race schedule in the coming weeks as a broken sternum is added to his list of injuries

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Link to Fabian Cancellara: 'Wout van Aert should focus on fewer things' like Mathieu van der Poel
Mathieu van der Poel and Wout van Aert on the podium at the E3 Saxo Classic

Fabian Cancellara: 'Wout van Aert should focus on fewer things' like Mathieu van der Poel

Former Spring Classics great highlights his key favourites for the Tour of Flanders and his analysis of the cobbled races so far

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Link to Wout van Aert without Christophe Laporte for the Tour of Flanders
Christophe Laporte and Wout van Aert have regularly been a double act for Visma-Lease a Bike in the Classics

Wout van Aert without Christophe Laporte for the Tour of Flanders

Frenchman forced to miss both Flanders and Dwars door Vlaanderen, as Visma-Lease a Bike head into Sunday with multiple wounded riders

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Link to 'The difference in level is quite shocking' – Resignation and realism among Classics riders
Mathieu van der Poel (left) and Wout van Aert (centre) have left Oliver Naesen (right) with a sense of realism

'The difference in level is quite shocking' – Resignation and realism among Classics riders

Aside from Mathieu van der Poel and Wout van Aert, 'anybody else who says they're going for the win is not being 100% honest' says Oliver Naesen

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Link to Analysis: Is the Van der Poel-Van Aert rivalry stretching to breaking point?
Mathieu van der Poel is pulling away from Wout van Aert in the power balance of their great rivalry

Analysis: Is the Van der Poel-Van Aert rivalry stretching to breaking point?

The mental battle at E3 fed into the broader narrative of a contest that’s looking increasingly one-sided

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Link to 'Stupid crash' on the Paterberg costs Wout van Aert at E3 Saxo Classic
Wout van Aert battled on after a crash took him out in the worst moment of the E3 Saxo Classic

'Stupid crash' on the Paterberg costs Wout van Aert at E3 Saxo Classic

Belgian says he has pain in hip and elbow after incident that wrecked his chances of matching Mathieu van der Poel

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Link to E3 Saxo Classic: Mathieu van der Poel powers to victory as Wout van Aert crashes
Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin - Deceuninck) attacks before sealing the win at E3 Saxo Classic

E3 Saxo Classic: Mathieu van der Poel powers to victory as Wout van Aert crashes

World champion puts everyone to the sword with a 44km solo break on his 2024 cobbles debut

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Link to Wout van Aert: 'It is an advantage that Tadej Pogačar isn't riding the Tour of Flanders'
Wout van Aert and his eternal shadow Mathieu van der Poel were challenged by Tadej Pogačar in last year's Tour of Flanders

Wout van Aert: 'It is an advantage that Tadej Pogačar isn't riding the Tour of Flanders'

Visma-Lease a Bike's Belgian favourite looks ahead to showdown with Mathieu van der Poel at E3 Saxo Classic and ponders chances in Flanders and Paris-Roubaix

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Link to Last-minute decision pays off for Wout van Aert with first win of 2024 in Volta ao Algarve
Wout van Aert sprinted to victory on Friday, after initially not planning to go for the win

Last-minute decision pays off for Wout van Aert with first win of 2024 in Volta ao Algarve

Belgian rider rules out super competitive time trial as he steadily builds form for the Classics

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Link to Volta ao Algarve: Wout van Aert wins stage 3 uphill sprint
Wout van Aert wins stage 3 of the Volta ao Algarve

Volta ao Algarve: Wout van Aert wins stage 3 uphill sprint

Belgian takes first win of 2024 ahead of Oliveira and Mayrhofer in chaotic finale

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Link to Wout van Aert’s Cervélo S5 pro bike: A Monument-winning combination?
Wout van Aert's Cervélo S5 at the Volta ao Algarve

Wout van Aert’s Cervélo S5 pro bike: A Monument-winning combination?

We caught a glimpse of the Belgian’s aero road bike at the Volta ao Algarve

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Link to Screw in tyre sees Wout van Aert finish last for the first time
A large screw ended Wout van Aert's chances at the Clásica Jaén

Screw in tyre sees Wout van Aert finish last for the first time

Belgian punctured before the gravel even began at the Clásica Jaén

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Link to 10 riders to watch at the Volta ao Algarve
Dani Martínez and Remco Evenepoel have won the past two editions of the race. 2024 will see them square off again alongside a number of top GC riders vying for an early-season win

10 riders to watch at the Volta ao Algarve

From the GC men who are building into their Grand Tour preparations, to the sprinters looking to make their mark early in the year, here are ten riders to watch in Portugal

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Link to Life-size dummies of Van Aert and Evenepoel made to test Olympic skinsuits
Wout van Aert and Remco Evenepoel celebrate the latter's World Championship Road Race title in 2022

Life-size dummies of Van Aert and Evenepoel made to test Olympic skinsuits

Belgian Cycling produces custom mannequins of its time trial stars, to fine-tune Bioracer skinsuits ahead of Paris Olympic Games

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Link to Analysing the Visma-Lease a Bike Giro d’Italia team
Wout van Aert, Cian Uijtdebroeks and Olav Kooij will lead the line for Visma-Lease a Bike in Italy

Analysing the Visma-Lease a Bike Giro d’Italia team

Wout van Aert, Cian Uijtdebroeks and Olav Kooij headline Dutch squad’s eight-man line-up, as team targets stage wins and GC

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Link to Remco Evenepoel and Wout van Aert linked to Bora-Hansgrohe for 2025
Remco Evenepoel (left) and Wout van Aert (right) have been teammates on the national level, but never as part of the same trade team

Remco Evenepoel and Wout van Aert linked to Bora-Hansgrohe for 2025

German media reports that the Red Bull-owned German team could be on the market to sign both Evenepoel and Van Aert to bolster squad for next season

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Link to Superprestige Heusden-Zolder: Wout van Aert beats out Eli Iserbyt in hard-fought contest
Wout van Aert got the better of Eli Iserbyt in the end, but it was a close battle

Superprestige Heusden-Zolder: Wout van Aert beats out Eli Iserbyt in hard-fought contest

Van Aert takes his fifth career win in Heusden-Zolder, as Iserbyt comes undone on the course's final climbs

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Link to Preview: UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup Gavere
Mathieu van der Poel is three from three thus far this season

Preview: UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup Gavere

Wout van Aert and Tom Pidcock look to bounce back against Mathieu van der Poel, as the women's field hopes to provide an upset over Fem van Empel

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Link to Exact Cross Mol: Mathieu van der Poel a class above Wout van Aert in first winter showdown
Mathieu van der Poel, pictured riding in Antwerpen last season, is an expert of dealing with sand in cylo-cross

Exact Cross Mol: Mathieu van der Poel a class above Wout van Aert in first winter showdown

Cyclo-cross world champion proves too much for Van Aert in the sand of Mol, as the historic rivalry returns for another winter campaign

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Link to Exact Cross Essen: Wout van Aert eases to victory on cyclo-cross return
Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) is no stranger to winning in the mud

Exact Cross Essen: Wout van Aert eases to victory on cyclo-cross return

Jumbo-Visma multidisciplinarian dispatches of field to take a mud-soaked win in Essen, with Jens Adams picking up first podium of the season in second

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Link to Where will Mathieu van der Poel, Tom Pidcock and Wout van Aert clash this winter?
Van Aert, Van der Poel and Pidcock will cross over on the cyclo-cross field just four times this season

Where will Mathieu van der Poel, Tom Pidcock and Wout van Aert clash this winter?

Cyclo-cross ‘big three’ have all confirmed their schedules, with four battles certain

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