You´re in your second year in Lotto…wich diferences you noted between amateur and pro cycling?
The big difference is the style off racing. The pro’s race with more control and all the pro’s have a higher level.
Till when do you have contract with the team?
I have a contract untill the end of this season but we are speaking now for a new contract for next year.
How´s your upcoming schedule and objectives?
My next race is Dauphine Libere where In the Dauphine i will help Jurgen Van den Broeck to do a good GC.
I made Tour of Belgium and helped Andre Greipel to win stage’s.
Your brother Jelle was great in 2011 and in the begginig of 2012…but wasn´t fine at last year Tour…what happened with him?
His form wasn’t so good at the Tour as the year before.
He worked hard for Van den Broeck so it was hard to go for his own results.
Can you improve as a cyclist?in wich items?wich are your weak points?
I can improve the next 2-3 years. My Climbing needs to get better.
My sprint gets better every race.
What kind of rider you´re?you were 10°th in bunch sprint at last year´s Giro!!!
I can sprint fast after a hard race with some climbs.
You didn`t race Giro de Italia…why?are you going to any of the other grand tours?
Yes.This year I’ll race the Vuelta España.
Are you going to keep racing ciclocross?how can you race 100% in both road and ciclocross?
I’m 100 %focused on road racing now.
Would you like to come to San Luis some time?do you know something about Argentina?
I want to go to Argentina next year for the race. I now that Argentina has good football players.
What do you like to do in your free time?
I like music and films, I like to relax with my girlfriend and travel.
Wich is your dream in cycling?
My biggest dream is to win Tour of Flanders, Liege Bastogne Liege and become world champion
Who´s your role model as a cyclist?
I don’ t have a role model. But I always looked up to Michele Bartoli.
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