It was one of the main pictures of spring: Tim Merler drove back in the opposite direction after the Shieldbury family, until he suddenly saw a fast peloton approaching him. With the bike and everything, he climbed over the crushing hurdles in time. On the Portugal tour, one fan seems to have an idea to relive that moment.
The Portugal Grand Prix isn’t the most important race of the cycling season in terms of sport, but the race is still something of a tongue every year. Usually because then the results of tests above the final rating appear positive for doping, but this year they have been in the news for a different reason.
The first stage in the streak ended as expected in a fast sprint. As expected, but apparently not for a single cycling fan. He was surprised when the running peloton suddenly came out of the corner. The guy managed to jump over the climb in time.
I immediately reminded Mike Teunissen of the conscientious Schildbrig with Tim Merler. “Are you on holiday in Portugal, Tim?” the Dutchman joked on Twitter.
Origin: Tim Merlier in the Scheldeprijs
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