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Mathieu van der Poel Humanizes: He Loses 408 Days after His Previous Defeat!

Mathieu van der Poel is human, confirmed. The Dutch cyclist’s streak in cyclotrons ended, where he has achieved a total of 35 consecutive wins. Raymond Polydor’s grandson has been unbeatable for 408 days, specifically since November 1, 2018, when he finished 21st at the Koppenbergcross.

Its hegemony in this mode, with muddy terrain and considerable technical difficulty in which evidence gives it a higher value. But today, the professional has not been able to pull out the hammer again and impose his law. Moreover, in a competition that is always dominated by Belgian runners, the Kings of this modality until the arrival of the Dutchman.

The Hotondcross could only be third and thank you. The infernal rhythm of the Belgian Toon Aerts, who took the test, could not be followed by the Dutch. He stayed 2 minutes and 13 seconds from this and 44 seconds from another Belgian, Eli Iserbyt. The runner, far from being disappointed, said: “You cannot win them all forever.”

Myths also fall, and this is an example of it. However, it will not take you in to see him win again, neglect.

The Return to Spain 2021 Will Begin with an Individual Time Trial in Burgos

The Cycling Tour to Spain 2021 will begin in Burgos, with an individual time trial, on the occasion of the commemoration that year of the VIII anniversary of the beginning of the works of the cathedral (1221-2021), whose cost of organization will assume equal parts Junta de Castilla y León, Diputación, Ayuntamiento and Cabildo Cathedralicio.

In addition to the first stage, an individual time trial with departure and arrival at the Cathedral of Burgos, two others (second and Third) have been confirmed in Burgos lands whose layout will decide the technical organization of the race.

The second one may leave the capital, ending in Santo Domingo de Silos and a journey of more than 160 kilometers within the province.

The third, at the expense of what the technical jury decides, could leave Caleruega, which celebrates the 800th anniversary of the death of Santo Domingo de Guzman and arrive at Picon Blanco, provided that the downhill road guarantees the evacuation of runners and equipment.

“The intention is to fix that road,” said to EFE the president of the Deputation de Burgos, Cesar Rico, during a press conference in which he presented the collaboration agreement that has allowed the presence of the Spin 2021 in the lands of Burgos.

Why Middle-Aged Men Enjoy Cycling and Other News

A new study published in the journal: Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health), examines the reasons that motivate the enthusiasm of many middle-aged men for cycling.

Researchers believe that far from the prejudice of some midlife crisis, there are, in fact, much more complex motives such as the desire for good physical and mental health as some of the primary reasons for biking among this group of adults.

The study, which was launched by academics from the University of East London, tried to understand the experience of the concept identified as: “Exercise Green, or Green Exercise-in your native English” (GE), in a group of cyclists on a route with between the ages of 30 and 50 years, who regularly did tours on road bikes.

To reach their conclusions, the researchers conducted thorough interviews among enthusiasts who were considered recreational cyclists, but with more than two years of experience in road cycling and a minimum of five hours a week riding sports.