Tour de France stage 1: MVDP vs WVA

On Friday July 1st, stage 1 of the 2022 Tour de France, Wout van Aert and Mathieu van der Poel participate in the same (road) race for the 49th time in their career. It will be their 4th clash in an Individual Time Trial. Who has a better ITT-record? And what about an ITT ofContinue reading “Tour de France stage 1: MVDP vs WVA”

The Clash: van Aert vs van der Poel in road cycling

On Sunday April 17th, we saw another clash between two of the greatest cyclists of the current generation. Mathieu van der Poel and Wout van Aert faced each other (and 173 others) in the 2022 Paris-Roubaix, It’s time to look at performances (road-cycling) and results in races they both raced in. Stats are covered asContinue reading “The Clash: van Aert vs van der Poel in road cycling”

2021 Cycling Season Statistics

2021 has been a cycling season with several impressive performances. The explosion of Mathieu van der Poel in Strade Bianche, the GrandTour-Monument double of Pogacar and the Tour de France trilogy of Wout van Aert. Many stories can be told at an individual level, but what if we take a broader view? Which cyclists wonContinue reading “2021 Cycling Season Statistics”