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    The Amazing Season of Team Jumbo-Visma

    Cycling aficionados tend, much less than, say, football fans, to follow the exploits of individual cyclists, rather than teams. The reason is obvious: Football teams have community followings that don’t end when a fan moves to another city or country. A fan of the Chelsea…

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    Jumbo-Visma Nutrition at the Tour – Lessons Learned

    Team Jumbo-Visma is at the cutting edge of nutrition. What’s their secret? Is it machine learning, ketones or their performance chefs? Asker Jeukendrup, the head of nutrition at Jumbo-Visma, summarized on his blog the main lessons he learned from working with a top Tour de…

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    Jumbo-Visma Nutrition at the Tour – Machine Learning

    How does machine learning help professional cyclists? Many teams at the Tour de France are taking the nutrition of their riders seriously. One of the things that set Jumbo-Visma apart is the technology they use to better and adjust the intake of their riders.

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    Who Will Win the Yellow Jersey at This Year’s Tour?

    Picking the winner of this year’s Tour de France yellow jersey is easy. The reason it’s so easy is that Tadej Pogačar, who has won the Tour GC competition the last two years, is head and shoulders the best rider in the race and, all…

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    Ketone Supplements Do Not Improve Endurance

    Ketone supplements took the cycling world by storm, promising amazing benefits. Several professional cycling teams openly admitted that their riders are using ketones in Grand Tours. But is all the hype warranted? New research is shedding light on the relationship between ketones and endurance performance.

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    Nils van der Poel: From Skates to Bikes?

    The name van der Poel is well known among cycling aficionados because of the freakishly talented Alpecin-Fenix rider, first name Mathieu, who has won prestigious races in road racing, MTB and cyclo-cross and most recently out-thought and out-pedalled none other than two-time Tour de France…