Tag: Mathieu van der Poel
'1/5. Children knocking on doors all night.'
Van der Poel was fined AU$1,500 after his court case was expedited.
'There were children in the corridor playing and he went out to ask them to stop but obviously not in the right way,' says trade team boss.
The morning after he was taken into custody due to a noise complaint altercation, the Dutch superstar has abandoned the men's road race.
The Giro-Tour double proves too much for Van der Poel who brings his second Tour de France to an end during stage 11.
The lack of form is frustrating and confusing for the Dutch star.
The Dutchman delighted on and off the bike across three weeks of racing in Italy.
The Giro's social media managers nearly had to commit crimes against Italy.
After coming close a number of times already this Italian Grand Tour, everything came together for Girmay to make history at the Giro.
Alpecin-Fenix will become Alpecin-Deceuninck in July.