The Cycling World Championships kicks off in Australia next Sunday, and the top riders have now started Down receipt. Belgian leaders Remko Evenpoel and Wat van Aert arrived, and Montreal race winner Tadej Bougacar was already on time, although immediately after his misfortune.
Evenepoel passed – with his mouth cover from La Vuelta – sporza He was greeted on arrival in Australia, finding him a bit on the quiet side after a few weeks in Spain. The Belgians heard the apple of their new eye say, “Wow, it’s cold in here.” Evenpoel then missed the Belgian team’s training trip because he fell asleep, Strava reports. Jet lag is the cause. Despite this, the Vuelta winner still completed 24 kilometers on his steel horse.
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Van Aert is now also on Australian soil. The leader of Jumbo-Visma came from Vancouver and immediately showed the view of the hotel Instagram, before riding his bike for a short training ride. The comment on the 32-kilometre ride was “I’m trying to beat jet lag on the bike.”
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Pogacar is less fortunate
Pogacar, who, like Van Aert, crossed from Canada, also tried it on his two-wheeled bike. However, the Slovenian was less fortunate: he had a hole. His sarcastic post on Instagram was a “warm welcome to Australia”. “Fortunately we still have an Uber,” he points to the taxi who was able to help him.
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