The Australian will experience for Jumbo in 2022, a group he believes are greatest positioned for fulfillment on the WorldTour and one his former aspect had been responsible of copying.
“There’s a number of issues that the group is doing very well,” Dennis stated, per Cyclingnews.
“I seen after I was with Ineos that they had been copying Jumbo with a number of stuff.
“And I assumed: properly, why would I need to be in a group that’s copying a group on the opposite aspect of the fence?
“Why not go be part of that group and be on the entrance foot, not the again foot. So principally, I need to transfer right here as a result of technically it’s a higher group. It appears like an ideal construction.
“I’m additionally coming again to semi-where I began, again after I was with Rabobank in 2011.
“It’s barely completely different, that was a Conti group, so quite a bit completely different. However I believe it’s a pleasant transfer and I’m actually enthusiastic about it.
“Within the sport, there’s normally one or two groups which are actually pushing to seek out the one or half-a-per cent and, for the time being, that group main is Jumbo.”
Dennis didn’t journey to Spain for his new group’s presentation, as a substitute opting to go residence for the Street Nationwide Championships and the Santos Competition of Biking in Adelaide.
The 31-year-old, nonetheless, will characteristic in Jumbo’s upcoming Tour de France marketing campaign and can kind a part of a squad that includes Primoz Roglic, Jonas Vingegaard, Sepp Kuss, Steven Kruijswijk and Wout van Aert.
Staff director Merijn Zeeman believes Jumbo have all of the instruments needed for Dennis to flourish each bodily and mentally in 2022, and the Tour could possibly be the right place to start out.
“The large aim for me within the group is to do the Tour de France,” Dennis stated.
“It’s an enormous race, it’s a circus and I actually need to be a part of a group that’s probably going to win.
“I’ll try to assist the group beat outdated mate Tadej (Pogačar). I like him however he’s the enemy.”