The Dutch crew experienced the yellow jersey on the shoulders of their major guy Primož Roglič up till the 20th phase of the race when he misplaced it to fellow countryman, Tadej Pogačar.
But often you have been not able to notify that they experienced the yellow jersey at initially glance as the team’s package is the precise very same yellow as the race leader’s jersey. Jumbo-Visma have determined to make their jerseys predominantly black with touches of yellow for this year’s race following a request from the organiser to make a modify.
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In a crew push release the group explained: “Because of the similarity among Workforce Jumbo-Visma’s regular jersey and the Tour de France’s yellow leader’s jersey, the organisation of the Tour and the UCI have requested the crew to come to the start with an tailored jersey. The staff works by using this as an possibility to do a thing unique. For the first time in background the alternative of the jersey is in the arms of the supporters.
“Together with spouse AGU, a few particular models had been produced, every with their individual tale. Fans and cycling fans can vote for their favorite shirt from April 7 to April 15 by way of ourjersey.teamjumbovisma.com.
“But Workforce Jumbo-Visma goes one particular phase more. Apart from their own character, the three jerseys have one point in widespread: admirers are central in the layout. On all three shirts place is reserved for the names of the lovers. This summer season enthusiasts will ride with the workforce. Basically!
“Fans can get their area on the jersey by buying their most well-liked jersey in between 19 and 28 April. From that minute on, the lover actually turns into component of the Tour de France workforce and a special practical experience follows, bringing the cycling enthusiast nearer to the Tour than ever right before. More about that later on.”
Richard Plugge, common manager of Group Jumbo-Visma: “Since the last version of the Tour de France we have been in talks with the organisation ASO. Out of respect for the yellow jersey, we and our major sponsors Jumbo and Visma needed to assume together to adapt our shirt. This presented us with very a obstacle.
“We have taken this as an option to include biking supporters in our crew as never ever ahead of. So the ‘ninth’ person will be at the start off in Brest with our crew of eight.”