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The New Generation of Pro Cyclists: Gone are the Boring Days!

Cycling has always been a grueling sport that requires immense physical and mental toughness, endurance, and strategic thinking. Over the years, the sport has evolved, with new techniques, technologies, and training methods. However, things got really boring in the 90s and 2000s when teams and individuals focused solely on what they were good at, and the sport lost its charm.

One thing that has remained constant, though, is the allure of the Spring Classics and Grand Tours. The likes of Eddy Merckx, Bernard Hinault, and Jacques Anquetil have left an indelible mark on the sport, with their victories and legacies still inspiring cyclists to this day.

In recent times, a new generation of super cyclists has emerged, including Wout VanAert, Mathieu van der Poel, and Tadej Pogačar. Let's explore how these modern-day cyclists compare to the greats of the past, who also participated in all the Spring Classics and Grand Tours. Previously, such a comparison was not even possible, as the likes of US Postal with Lance Armstrong and then Team Sky with Chris Froome never attempted to do everything, except for Armstrong before his cancer and well, you know.....

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