Too much rain?

Was it really that bad out there? Stage 6 of Tour of Poland got cancelled due to bad weather and bad road conditions. Not sure how much people could tell from pictures or videos, but it actually was pretty bad out there. So let me elaborate on it as one of the riders that did…

Too busy earnin

Sorry. I’ve been busy lately more so then usual. Prioritizing is a big thing and just because writing is more just for me and those 4 of you reading, it’s pretty low on the list. Quick summary of what I’ve been doing since my last piece: Couple of more classics – all the Ardennes of…

Good old RVV

100th edition of RVV was a big one. Riders say it was a really hard edition and spectators definitely enjoyed the exciting racing. I enjoyed every bit of it too. From waking up, having breakfast in the hotel on a morning when I could eat as much as I was able to stomach, till the…

The Ronde 100th

Gent one of the cycling epicentres It’s April in Belgium. Wind, rain and the occasional sunshine. For most of the people the weather doesn’t matter though, because there’s bike racing to watch/race or scream at. Even with what has happened over the last couple of weeks Belgians and cycling fans around the world will be…

Hey, France! I’m back

Team work at it’s best. Copyright Slipstream Sports   Once the team arrived at the hotel we all got dressed and went for a little spin. The drive hadn’t done my legs any favors and they felt really bad. After 30 minutes of riding I started coming around and actually did some efforts too. Somtimes…

First races in the WT

  Last time you could read about my experiences on the new team and the training camps we’ve had. Of course it’s all fun and nice, but as all(most) pro cyclists the real fun is to start racing. The “real” racing is still a few weeks away, but most of the peleton have started out…

It’s all NEW

It’s 2016. Welcome. As you might know the cycling routine November, December and January are full of camps, big training blocks, new equipment, new clothing, sometimes new apartments, new teammates. These last months have been a big change for me as I’ve made the step up to the World Tour. “World”, huh?! Our team has…