in less than 15 race days will be oddly. So many times, in case of Mads Pedersen (Make-Segafredo are the coveted rainbow jersey, and this season is picking up. The 24-year-old Danish hardrijder it is, however, a hopeful sign for the rest of the season. “All of the major races in quick succession, why shouldn’t I?”

The young champion showed his jersey this season in the voorbereidingskoersen during the Australian trio’s Tour Down Under, Race to Torquay and the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Race. In the first classics did with the rainbow jersey will not, immediately, to witness the 66th place in the Omloop het Nieuwsblad, and 79th place, the next day in Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne. After Paris-Nice came to an abrupt end in the second season of Pedersen. The impact of the flu out of China proved to be more far-reaching than expected.

“There is something more important going on today than it is to show that rainbow jersey. Of course, I was eager for him to show up, but in 10 years, remember, no one will have, how many race days will be oddly and I had to be in the leader’s jersey. Some people, however, will have to remember that I’m world champion,” says Pedersen, when a Facebooklive-session of the team. I used to look forward to Paris-Roubaix and the Ronde van Vlaanderen, as I really like the kasseiklassiekers. With the race entering the final stage of the Tour of Flanders is on the side of my team-mate Jasper Stuyven, it would not be out of place on it this year. However, much Stronger-more so than any other games in my droomkoers. I just won a game as a junior and as a pro again, that would be phenomenal. ”

Mads Pedersen from his home in Denmark
Pedersen did not take part in the virtual Tour of the flemish region. “I’m training anyway, it is already on the rolls, and only very occasionally do I look at Zwift. In Denmark we just got in the way of a car, with my regular training partner, Jacob Egholm work, I take my workouts outside off. I am a bofkont, I have no reason to complain. I have heard of Jasper (the Stuyven, ed.) , however, is that the virtual Tour is very, very hard, so maybe it’s better that I don’t join in (laughs).”

Give and take

Pedersen is in the best interest of this kind of initiatives: “It is a great way to get some interaction with your fans to create it. Also, the sponsors were once again very good in the picture. I’m not against the idea of making the Tour de France without the people organizing it,” he says.

“these are the three most important weeks of the year for us, so if that is the only option that appears, then so be it. Then it should be for the fans, but on tv looking like that on the way to the future of our sport is guaranteed, it can be used. It’s a bit of a give-and-take in this moment and for all.”

as For the rest of the year waiting for the Table from the Pull-down Segafredo is still a bit off. “It’s a very unusual situation, but it is the season, you can certainly do to be saved. I am open to a reform of the calendar, that is. It might be the particular, may be used. All of the classics and big stage races in quick succession, why shouldn’t I? I’m ready for it.”

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