Meanwhile in the peloton | Cavendish is recovering well and is aiming for Turkey, Bol can seize the opportunity in Scheldeprijs

Meanwhile in the peloton | Cavendish is recovering well and is aiming for Turkey, Bol can seize the opportunity in Scheldeprijs
Meanwhile in the peloton | Cavendish is recovering well and is aiming for Turkey, Bol can seize the opportunity in Scheldeprijs

A lot happens every day in the cycling world and the information machine almost never stops. But in addition to the big and most important news, there are also many small news, rumors or facts. Has that for that In the Leader’s jersey Made ‘Meanwhile in the peloton’, so that you don’t miss the little news. We supplement this with fun posts from social media. Some messages come with a grain of salt.

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Cavendish is now better and is now working towards form

Mark Cavendish was off the radar for a while. That was due to an old illness that flared up. His team Astana Qazaqstan reports that it is now known when Cavendish will make his return. The team has the idea that he will return in the Tour of Turkey. The British sprinter is said to be better now, but is still eligible for the Scheldeprijs. Just before the news became known it is known that Cees Bol, among others, can now take his chance in the Belgian sprint classic. The preparation of the blue shirts continues towards the intended 35th Tour stage victory.

Van der Poel flies to Spain

April 1, 2024 – Mathieu van der Poel was there early on Sunday after the Tour of Flanders for the post-race press conference, and there was a reason for that. The Dutch world champion had to catch a plane to Spain. There he was again on his bike on Monday, of course with good friend Freddy Ovett at his side. Through Ovett’s social channels we see the rainbow jersey, fresh and fruity after a tough race. On Sunday we will see Van der Poel in action again, in Paris-Roubaix.

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Wout van Aert is back home and took time for fries on the day of De Ronde

April 1, 2024 – Wout van Aert is now back home after his crash in Dwars door Vlaanderen. The Belgian from Visma | Lease a Bike spent several days in the hospital after his crash on Wednesday with a broken collarbone, sternum and multiple broken ribs. On the day of the Tour of Flanders, which was his big goal of these months, he ate fries with some friends, he showed on social media.

Thibau Nys does not ride the Giro or Vuelta

March 28, 2024 – Thibau Nys will not ride a Grand Tour in 2024, reports HLN. The Belgian from Lidl-Trek was on the longlist for the Giro d’Italia and otherwise the Vuelta a España was an option. Both are not on his final schedule. ‘After an eleven-week competition break, Nys will resume on April 23, just like last year. in the Tour de Romandie, where he is aiming for a stage win. He will also ride Eschborn-Frankfurt on May 1. The rest of his road program is almost a perfect copy of 2023, including the rounds of Hungary and Norway, the Baloise Belgium Tour, the Belgian Championship and the Tour of Wallonia. After the Bretagne Classic/Ouest-France in Plouay (August 25), he will switch to cross again.

That the Belgian is in good shape towards his entrance on the road in April is evident from one Instagram-story by Jacopo Mosca, Nys’ teammate at Lidl-Trek. ‘From Sierra Nevada to the next altitude training camp on Teide. I don’t even try to sprint against him anymore, I learned from last year,” said the Italian.

Reusser punished for driving on a cycle path

March 25, 2024 – Marlen Reusser was disqualified on Sunday after the Gent-Wevelgem. The Swiss from SD Worx-Protime used a cycle path to advance in the final and ultimately had to pass between fans to get back to the front group. ‘Dangerous’, the UCI has stated in the regulations since 2014.

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Petit lashes out at Gent-Wevelgem after DNF

March 25, 2024 – Adrien Petit was not happy with the organization of Gent-Wevelgem on Sunday. The Frenchman leaves his way know that he was taken off course with a group fifteen kilometers from the finish, despite the fact that he rode well before the time limit. ‘We rode eight minutes behind the leaders, the time limit was 26 minutes. Zero respect for the riders,” said the Intermarché-Wanty rider.

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The article is in Dutch

Tags: peloton Cavendish recovering aiming Turkey Bol seize opportunity Scheldeprijs


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