Tom Dumoulin will race World Championships time trial, then target Vuelta a España 

The Dutchman could be joined by Primož Roglič and Sep Kuss in the Spanish Grand Tour 

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Tom Dumoulin will be back to racing this week in the World Championships time trial, after a bittersweet Tour de France. 

The Jumbo-Visma rider had to sacrifice his own chances of winning the yellow jersey early in the 2020 Tour, but he was still among the strongest in the race by the third week. 

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Alex Ballinger

Alex Ballinger is editor of BikeBiz magazine, the leading publication for the UK cycle industry, and is the former digital news editor for After gaining experience in local newsrooms, national newspapers and in digital journalism, Alex found his calling in cycling, first as a reporter, then as news editor responsible for Cycling Weekly's online news output, and now as the editor of BikeBiz. Since pro cycling first captured his heart during the 2010 Tour de France (specifically the Contador-Schleck battle) Alex covered three Tours de France, multiple editions of the Tour of Britain, and the World Championships, while both writing and video presenting for Cycling Weekly. He also specialises in fitness writing, often throwing himself into the deep end to help readers improve their own power numbers.  Away from the desk, Alex can be found racing time trials, riding BMX and mountain bikes, or exploring off-road on his gravel bike. He’s also an avid gamer, and can usually be found buried in an eclectic selection of books.