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GIRO’22 Stage 1: Van der Poel In The Pink!

The first stage of the 2022 Giro d'Italia came down to a battle between Mathieu van der Poel, Biniam Girmay and Caleb Ewan. Ewan crashed and Van der Poel bettered Girmay in the last metres. Van der Poel now has a pink jersey to add to his yellow from last year's Tour de France.

FLANDERS’22: Van Der Poel Takes A Crazy Final Sprint!

At the finish of the Ronde van Vlaanderen, after a stunning display by Tadej Pogačar, we had the two big riders of the race together. But, it all went wrong for the double Tour winner as Dylan van Baarle and Valentin Madouas came up from behind to finish behind Mathieu van der Poel and head of Pogačar. A big shock of a finishing sprint.

BREAKDOWN: The Van Der Poel Effect!

Dutch 'boy-wonder' Mathieu van der Poel has had to call a halt to his cyclo-cross season due to his back problems - How will this affect his spring Classic campaign and the future of his Alpecin-Fenix team? Spencer Martin gives us his Takeaways on the 'Van der Poel effect'.

PEZ Picks The Top Stars of Cyclo-Cross

All eyes are on cyclo-cross at the moment with three big stars causing all the talk, but the cross scene has seen 'super stars' before. Many big names from the road have been top men in the mud - Ed Hood takes a look back through cyclo-cross history.

Van der Poel & Van Aert Battle on Boxing Day!

On Sunday Mathieu van der Poel will start his cyclo-cross season in Dendermonde after a week's delay and in his first race he will fight it out with his 'arch enemy' Wout van Aert. In a Zoom interview the World champion looked ahead to his first 'cross of this winter and explained more about his crash.

Adrie van der Poel On Son Mathieu

Mathieu van der Poel has cycling success in his genes. Raymond Poulidor was his grandfather and Adrie van der Poel is his father. Adrie was at home watching his son win the Strade Bianche on TV: "If he continues to ride his races and doesn't do too much, Mathieu can maintain this form for another five or six weeks."

STRADE BIANCHE’21: Van der Poel White Roads Victory!

Many predicted that the Dutch national champion, Mathieu van der Poel would win the 2021 Strade Bianche, but the Tuscan race on the white roads can be a lottery. The race came down to three men; Van der Poel, Julian Alaphilippe and Egan Bernal, the race would be decided on the final climb to the Piazza del Campo, Siena.

How Did The Dutch Dominate The Cross Worlds?

Last Sunday there were four cyclocross rainbow jerseys on offer in Oostende, and Holland won all of them. Of the twelve medals, Holland won eight and the kings of cross, Belgium, only won three. So why were the men and women from the Netherlands so good? Because they all learnt their trade in Flanders.