Over the past week, superstar riders like Chris Froome, Egan Bernal and Wout van Aert have all shared rides on the social media platform and the numbers are staggering.We have already explored Bernal’s intense training program (Team Ineos) at his home in Colombia, because he accumulates kilometers worthy of the Grand Tour each week.
But the defending champion of the Tour de France maintained the effort, covering 1023 km and 34 hours the last week of June.
His longest trip was an effort of 206 km, which took him seven hours and covered 3,474 meters of elevation gain.
Bernal’s teammate Chris Froome, who will also be in the running for the Tour de France leadership on the Tour de France, also shared some of his rides on Strava.
The quadruple winner of the Tour de France occasionally displays his races only in public, but they are always worth a look.
Last week, Froome traveled 160 km near Monaco, with his former teammate Richie Porte (Trek-Segafredo).
The couple spent six and a half hours in the saddle, covering 4,400 m of climb.
Of course, Froome will have covered many more kilometers than he posts on Strava, but that only gives an overview of his current training.
Another rider likely to play in the Tour de France later this year is Wout van Aert, although on different terrain.
The former cyclocross world champion will be a serious competitor for sprints, classic style stages and even time trials.
He traveled tremendous distances on Strava, in preparation for the Grand Départ of the Tour in Nice on August 29.
From June 22 to 28, Van Aert covered 873 km in Belgium, including 159 km on the road with his friends and cyclocross rivals.
Last week, it covered 851 km then started this week with a 201 km lap on Monday July 6.
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