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From 2024 the team rebranded as Team Visma | Lease a Bike and presented the star-studded ensemble in front of a full house in Move Amsterdam. Despite the name change and 'new' main sponsors, the colours yellow and black are kept, allowing the team to continue building a legacy. The colours are part of the firm identity and will be secured in the company behind the team, under a new company name: Yellow B.

First team ever to win all grand tours in the same year

With the overall win in La Vuelta a España, the team becomes the first cycling team ever to win all three grand tours (Giro, Tour, Vuelta) in one year and also do so with three different riders (Primoz Roglic, Jonas Vingegaard and Sepp Kuss). With the entire organisation, we have given colour to sports history: Colouring History!

Kuss wins Vuelta ahead of teammates Vingegaard and Roglic

The team dominates La Vuelta a España from start to finish and surprises friend and foe by winning the final classification with Sepp Kuss. In addition, the team wins no less than five stages and fills the entire podium of the final classification with Jonas Vingegaard (second) and Primoz Roglic (third).

Team Jumbo-Visma occupies entire European Championship podium

Christophe Laporte becomes European Champion on the road. The Frenchman grabbed the gold medal in Drenthe, the Netherlands, in a nerve-wracking duel with teammates Wout van Aert and Olav Kooij.

Vingegaard succeeds himself as Tour de France winner

For the second year in a row, Team Jumbo-Visma wins the Tour de France with Jonas Vingegaard. Where it has long been a second’s game between Vingegaard and his rival Pogacar, the Dane delivers a sledgehammer blow in the time trial to Combloux and wins by a minute and a half. The following day, Tadej Pogacar breaks on the Col de La Loze and Jonas Vingegaard secures his second Tour victory.

Roglic gives Team Jumbo-Visma first Giro win

After a stunning finale, the team wins the Giro d'Italia for the first time. Primoz Roglic captures the pink jersey in a nerve-wracking time trial in the penultimate stage, allowing him to ride into Rome in the pink jersey the following day and hold up the Trofeo Senza Fine opposite the Colosseum.

Impressive Team Jumbo-Visma at the spring classics

The team had a great start to 2023, including victories in Omloop het Nieuwsblad, Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne, E3 Saxo Classic, Gent-Wevelgem and Dwars door Vlaanderen. In Gent-Wevelgem, Wout Vvan Aert and Christophe Laporte rode together to the finish and the victory was awarded to Christophe Laporte in team spirit.


World title Foss

Tobias Foss surprisingly becomes world time trial champion in Wollongong, Australia. This makes him the first road World Champion for our team.

Successful first Tour de France Femmes

For the first time, the Tour de France Femmes is organised. Marianne Vos wins two stages and wears the yellow jersey for a long time. She eventually wins the first ever green jersey in the Tour de France Femmes.

Team Jumbo-Visma writes history with first Tour de France win

The team achieves the absolute dream goal that the entire organisation has been working towards for so long. Team Jumbo-Visma wins the Tour de France with Jonas Vingegaard. The team also conquers the green jersey with Wout van Aert and wins no less than six stages.

Mountain jersey and two stage wins for Bouwman at the Giro

A remarkable Giro d'Italia in which Koen Bouwman eventually managed to win two stages. With 294 points, he overwhelmingly wins the mountain classification, making him the first Dutchman in 27 years to finish with the blue jersey around his shoulders.

Demonstration Team Jumbo-Visma in opening stage Paris-Nice

In the first stage of Paris-Nice, Team Jumbo-Visma crushed the entire peloton on the final climb before the finish. Wout van Aert, Primoz Roglic and Christophe Laporte race together to the finish, where Christophe Laporte finishes first.


Successful Olympics

At the Tokyo Olympics, Primoz Roglic wins the first gold cycling medal for the team in the individual time trial. Tom Dumoulin wins silver (time trial) and Wout van Aert also (road race). The team closes the Games in Japan with success.

Four stage wins and a second place in the general classification at the Tour

After an unlucky start, the team recovered in the Tour de France with four stage wins and another second place in the overall classification. This time with top Danish talent Jonas Vingegaard. Wout van Aert makes history with victories in the queen stage, the time trial, and the sprint on the Champs-Elysées. He thereby demonstrated his versatile skills.

Double win on home soil

For the first time in the team's history, the Dutch home race, the Amstel Gold Race, is won, not once, but twice. Both Wout van Aert and Marianne Vos write the race to their names. Earlier that year, the same success was booked at Gent-Wevelgem.

Establishment of the women's team

The team will from now on also compete in various races with a women's team. Multiple World Champion and Olympic Champion Marianne Vos is the leader of the new women's team.


Best team in the world

Team Jumbo-Visma crowned itself the best team in the world at the end of the year 2020 by finishing at the top of the world ranking for teams. A unique achievement and new highlight in the team's history

Second Vuelta win in a row

Team Jumbo-Visma wins La Vuelta a España for the second time in a row. Primoz Roglic once again takes home the red leader's jersey after a rivalling duel with Richard Carapaz. Again, he ends the season as the best cyclist in the world.

Sour second place for Roglic at the Tour

The team dominated the Tour de France, winning three stages and riding more than half the stages in the yellow leader's jersey. Primoz Roglic loses the yellow jersey on the Planche des Belles Filles time trial, one day before Paris. With his second place, though, he achieved the best final result of the team

Excellent period after Covid19 break

Team Jumbo-Visma shoots out of the starting blocks after the Covid19 break and wins race after race. Wout van Aert first wins the iconic Strade Bianche and a week later also the team's first Monument: Milano-Sanremo.

Establishment of Team Jumbo-Visma Academy

The Team Jumbo-Visma Academy sees the light of day. Several initiatives to stimulate and development of cycling are set up. The team also starts a Development Team to better train future top talent according to the team's working methods.


Most successful season so far

The cycling team ends the 2019 season with a whopping 52 victories, making this its most successful season to that date. Dylan Groenewegen becomes the victory king of the peloton and Primoz Roglic is ranked first in the world rankings.

First overall win in a grand tour

Team Jumbo-Visma wins a grand tour for the first time ever with Primoz Roglic winning La Vuelta a España. After an unfortunate start with a crash in the team time trial, he turned La Vuelta a España to his advantage and finished in Madrid with the red jersey around his shoulders.

First Tour podium for Kruijswijk and the team

In the same city of Brussels a day later, the team wins the team time trial by a great margin. Later in the Tour, Wout van Aert books his first stage victory in the Tour de France and Dylan Groenewegen also wins a stage for the third year in a row. Steven Kruijswijk, with his third place in the overall classification, becomes the team's first rider on the Tour de France podium.

Teunissen triumphs in opening stage of the Tour

The first stage of the Tour de France ends in a sprint in Brussels. As a total surprise, Mike Teunissen, normally the lead-out for Dylan Groenewegen, wins the stage, becoming the first Dutchman in 28 years to wear the yellow jersey.

Roglic gives Team Jumbo-Visma first podium finish in a grand tour

Primoz Roglic secured his first podium finish in a major tour at the Giro d'Italia. He finished third in the overall classification and won both time trials.


New name: Team Jumbo-Visma

Team LottoNL-Jumbo changed to Team Jumbo-Visma at the end of 2018. Jumbo and Visma are committing to the team for an indefinite period, giving the team the space to continue its development from a stable base.

Roglic finishes fourth at the Tour

After winning the Tour of the Basque Country and the Tour de Romandie, Primoz Roglic finished fourth in this year's Tour de France final classification, winning stage 19. Dylan Groenewegen also wins two stages in the most important race of the year.

Roglic discovers himself as GC rider

Primoz Roglic established his name as a classification rider by winning both the Tour of the Basque Country and the Tour of Romandie within a month.


European title Campenaerts

Belgian Victor Campenaerts becomes European time trial champion. The first ever international title for the team and a sign that the vision and development in time trial is paying off.

Groenewegen wins at the Champs-Elysées

After three years without a stage win in the Tour de France, it is a double victory for the team. Primoz Roglic wins the tough mountain stage over the Galibier. Dylan Groenewegen achieves a dream goal for the team by winning the royal sprint on the Champs-Elysées in Paris.

Van Emden wins final time trial Giro d'Italia

Jos van Emden wins the final time trial of the Giro d'Italia in Milan, which was won that year by his good friend Tom Dumoulin. George Bennett wins the first World Tour stage race for the team with the Tour of California.


Gesink wins stage in Vuelta after earlier heavy crash

After a serious crash earlier in the year, which resulted in missing the Tour de France, Robert Gesink returned to La Vuelta a España and won the tough stage to the Col d'Aubisque in magnificent fashion.

Groenewegen Dutch champion

Dylan Groenewegen crowns an excellent first season with the formation with the Dutch title. A week later he makes his debut in the Tour de France in red-white-and-blue.

Kruijswijk loses Giro due to a crash

Primoz Roglic wins his first stage in a major tour with a long individual time trial at the Giro d'Italia. Steven Kruijswijk rides in the pink leader's jersey for a good amount of time and seems to be in pole position to win the Giro d'Italia. Sadly, he crashed in a descent two days before the end and eventually finished fourth in the final classification.


Entry Blanco koers

After the bad season, the whole team meets to discuss the team culture and the main goal for the future. The dream goal becomes winning the Tour de France and as a guide to the shared culture, the Blanco Course is created. These are ten core values to reinforce the way we work together to achieve this dream goal.

Worst performing World Tour team

2015 will go into the books as one of the worst years in the team's history since 1996. With only six wins, Team LottoNL-Jumbo is by far the worst performing team in the World Tour. Bert-Jan Lindeman provided one of the season's sparse highlights with a win in the seventh stage of La Vuelta a España.

Gesink finishes sixth at the Tour

The Tour de France starts with a great atmosphere in the Dutch city of Utrecht. Robert Gesink rides a fantastic Tour de France and finishes sixth in the final classification.


Cooperation with ice skating team

Following the sudden departure of Belkin, two new partners are found with LottoNL and Jumbo to facilitate a unique collaboration between Richard Plugge's cycling team and Jac Orie's skating team. In October 2014, Team LottoNL-Jumbo, the world's first combined cycling and skating team, was introduced to media and public in Tivoli Utrecht.

The Tour of Bau & Lau

Lars Boom wins a stage in the Tour de France for the first time ever for the team, winning the heroic fifth stage on the cobblestones to Arenberg. Laurens ten Dam and Bauke Mollema both finish in the top ten of the classification, making this tour also known as Bau & Lau's Tour.


New main sponsor Belkin

The American company Belkin signed up as the new main sponsor of the cycling team just before the Tour de France, making the team start the Tour as Belkin Pro Cycling Team. Bauke Mollema ranks high and finishes sixth in the overall classification. Later that year, he also wins stage seventeen in La Vuelta a España.

First victory new team

Tom Jelte-Slagter books the first success for the new Blanco Pro Cycling immediately at the Tour Down Under by winning the third stage and the overall classification at the Tour Down Under.

Start Blanco Pro Cycling

At the end of 2012, it was announced that Rabobank would permanently withdraw themselves as team sponsor. Under the leadership of Richard Plugge, a new start was made, and Blanco Pro Cycling was launched, with the aim of starting from a from a blank sheet of paper to rebuild the cycling team and ultimately give cycling back to the public.