Wout van Aert the latest star to sign lengthy contract, sticks with Jumbo-Visma until 2026

Multi-year deals are all the rage for the biggest riders, with Tom Pidcock, Tadej Pogačar, and Remco Evenepoel all tied down for at least four more years

Wout van Aert
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In English football there is a big four, big five, or big six, depending on who you ask on a given day. In men's road cycling, there is a big four: Jumbo-Visma, Ineos Grenadiers, Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl and UAE Team Emirates. 

Between them, they have provided 25 Grand Tour stage wins in 2022, out of a possible 63, and 18 of the 30 possible winners of WorldTour races so far this year. This unprecedented concentration of success breeds more success, and means they can attract top sponsors, guarantee the future of the team.

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