By the numbers: What does it take to be competitive at the cobbled semi-classics?

Mar 03, 2017

We have worked on some exciting data from the recent Classic season opener in Belgium, taking the data from numerous riders who performed on the hard roads of Flanders.Start reading our post here: 


Spring Classics season got underway last weekend with two races in the Flanders region of Belgium: Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne. While not the biggest of the Spring Classics, these one-day ‘semi-classics’ are still very demanding in their own right.

Stephen Gallagher is a former Irish pro who raced both Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne in his time and is the co-founder of global coaching company, Dig Deep Coaching. In this post, Stephen dives into the rider data to see what it takes to be competitive at these semi-Classics while explaining how the efforts of the pros compare to what us mere mortals are capable of.

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