Fabio Jakobsen dismisses talk of rivalry with Mark Cavendish: 'The best will go' to the Tour de France

Dutch sprinter says he's in better shape than ever ahead of Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne on Sunday

Fabio Jakobsen
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Fabio Jakobsen dismissed reports of a rivalry with Mark Cavendish over a spot in Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl's Tour de France squad, explaining that "the best will go".

Speaking to the media ahead on Thursday ahead of Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne this weekend, the Dutch sprinter also said that "I haven’t been better than I am now".

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.