Jumbo-Visma bring 20 multi-terrain bikes specifically for Tour de France cobblestones

The team will also have 60 spare wheels to try and mitigate the problems they faced at Paris-Roubaix 2022

Tour de France Jumbo-Visma
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For stage five of the Tour de France, Jumbo-Visma are bringing 20 extra bikes and 60 sets of wheels specifically to deal with the cobblestones sectors set to feature during the race. 

Replacing the usual Cervélo S5 frame with a multi-terrain Caledonia 5 frame, Jumbo-Visma have opted for a change of tact following issues at Paris-Roubaix earlier in the year. There both Wout Van Aert's and Christophe Laporte's rear wheels collapsed underneath them, amid a puncture-plagued race on the pavé of northern France.

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Ryan is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly, having joined the team in September 2021. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before making his way to cycling. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer.