Tree tempers expectations for comeback in world cup cyclo-cross


Tree tempers expectations for comeback in world cup cyclo-cross

Lars Boom starts Monday, not with too high expectations in the cyclocross in Heusden-Zolder. The 30-year-old Resident in Belgium, his comeback in a wereldbekercross.

Tree was prepared in Spain by a few of the smaller veldritten to drive. “I’m aware of the lee looked up. If I was in the Netherlands or Belgium again in the beginning, there is immediately a lot more press.”

He tempers the expectations for the cross in Heusden-Zolder. “I will Van der Poel and Van Aert are not yet aware of. Last year I was not fully prepared and I finished more than seven minutes. I hope now within the 3.5 minutes to finish the race.”

Tree is a limited program with after Heusden-Zolder only performances in Surhuisterveen (4 January) and at the national championships. “I want to coach Gerben de Knegt show that I have a place in the world cup selection am worth.”

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Illusions about a national title, he is not. Mathieu van der Poel is a class apart, also know Tree. “He must have had bad luck or ill be. Mathieu and Wout van Aert are ‘outstanding’. It is beautiful to look at, annoying if you fight against it should be cycling.”

As a tv viewer enjoys the Tree, which in the coming season on the way for Lotto-Jumbo ride, the fight between the two top seeds in the mud. “The class act.”

The world champion of 2008, the cross-country change. “They go there from the beginning, in earnest, in the past it was often a more tactical fight. Maybe that’s smarter. It flies like Mathieu and Wout can also take its toll.”

His former rival and now team boss Sven Nys approached the Tree earlier this year for his crossploeg, Tree of thanks: “I still have too much to do on the road.”

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