12 June 2019
Wout Van Aert flies to win Dauphiné TT
The Team Jumbo-Visma Belgian rode Aquila CV to success in Roanne, with team’s leader Kruijswijk fourth
Team Jumbo-Visma’s Wout Van Aert claimed an outstanding success in Critérium du Dauphiné stage 4, a 26,1 km with start and finish in Roanne (France) on Wednesday, June 12th. The Belgian delivered a superb performance with Aquila CV both in climbed and flat stretches, completing his race in 33’38”, with a 31-second advantage on Tejay Van Garderen and 47 seconds on Tom Dumoulin. Team Jumbo-Visma’s leader Steven Kruijswijk finished fourth.
Runner-up in Critérium du Dauphiné opener and third in stage 3 with Oltre XR4, Van Aert climbed the GC of the French World-Tour race, going up to ninth position, with a 30-second gap from the new leader Adam Yates. Kruijswijk is fifth overall, 24 seconds behind Yates. Van Aert leads both the Points and the Youth Classifications.
The bike of Wout Van Aert
Primoz Roglic is equipped with Aquila CV, Bianchi’s ultimate time trial machine engineered with the Bianchi CV system powered by Countervail. Aquila CV is designed to increase power output and rider’s energy, with maximum control with each pedal stroke.