Wout van Aert wins his first ever gravel race by nine minutes

It doesn't matter what the bike is, the Belgian can do absolutely anything he wants

Wout van Aert
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Wout van Aert took to the startline of his first ever gravel race on Saturday in Belgium - and in typical Wout van Aert fashion cruised to victory by a huge margin.

Jumbo-Visma's Mr Versatile competed in the Houffa Gravel race in Houffalize in the Ardennes in an attempt to qualify for October's Gravel World Championships.

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