Tom Dumoulin hopes to focus on the Tour de France in 2019 after splitting his attention this season.
Australian Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing) took confidence in the world championship time trial from knowing Tom Dumoulin's power numbers.
Dumoulin sees himself and Dennis as the front runners, but adds that "we all know that the paper may be in the trash can on Wednesday afternoon"
Full list of riders taking part in the elite men's individual time trial at the 2017 UCI Road World Championships in Bergen, Norway
As the World Championships in Innsbruck approach, the bookies are making their predictions about who will take home the rainbow bands.
Dumoulin says it's the worst he's felt coming out of a Grand Tour in his career
The Dutchman says he couldn't have expected to perform so well at the Tour de France 2018 after finishing second at the Giro d'Italia in May
Tom Dumoulin was fuming after stage 19 of the 2018 Tour de France, saying that Primoz Roglic received a draft from a television motorbike to take victory.
Sunweb look to shake up the general classification on Friday’s mountain stage
Chris Froome could yet blow the Tour de France wide open with a long-range attack just as he did on stage 19 of the Giro d'Italia according to Tom Dumoulin.
Dumoulin was the only GC contender to stick to the Team Sky duo on the difficult finish to Mende on stage 14
Thomas has shown to be the strongest at Team Sky so far at the Tour, but both he and Froome will have to wary of Tom Dumoulin
The Dutchman collided with Romain Bardet, with both riders losing time as they chased on to the lead group
Tom Dumoulin and his Team Sunweb team-mates will be heading to the Tour de France with the aim of going through the learning process the race has to offer.
The Dutchman says he's ready to battle for the overall victory at the Tour de France in July
Tom Dumoulin will target the general classification at the Tour de France, weeks after finishing in second place behind Chris Froome at the Giro d'Italia.
Tom Dumoulin looks set to follow Chris Froome and take part in the Tour de France just six weeks after finishing second at the Giro d'Italia.
Tom Dumoulin could do nothing but applaud Chris Froome's bold attack on stage 19 of the Giro d'Italia, and is now 40 seconds off pink with two stages to go.
Dumoulin says he didn't perform at his best in the Giro d'Italia time trial despite gaining time on Simon Yates
Dumoulin says he doesn't expect to reclaim the lead from Simon Yates on the 34.2km time trial on stage 16
Yates heads into the crucial Giro d'Italia stage 16 time trial with a 2-11 advantage over defending champion Dumoulin
Dumoulin lost 37 seconds to Simon Yates in the GC on Monte Zoncolan, but says he's satisfied with his ride on the 'brutal' climb
The Giro race leader continues to search for valuable seconds ahead of Tom Dumoulin before the Giro reaches it's crucial time trial on stage 16
Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb), winner of the Giro d’Italia stage one in Jerusalem, says he will not try to defend the famous pink jersey in the days ahead. The Dutch world…
Rohan Dennis finished two seconds down in second place with Chris Froome 37 seconds off the pace