'It sucks': Tom Dumoulin disappointed after Abu Dhabi Tour time trial mechanical

Mechanical issue scuppers chance for Tom Dumoulin to take first time trial victory in the rainbow jersey – but he says he's still going for the Abu Dhabi Tour win on Sunday

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) wanted to start his run in the world championship jersey in a different way than Saturday's disastrous Abu Dhabi Tour time trial.

A mechanical problem during his warm-up saw team mechanics scrabbling at the last minute to rebuild his Giant bike. Unfortunately, it still caused problems.

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