Mathieu van der Poel reiterates desire to ride Giro d'Italia: 'Everyone always says that you get better from a Grand Tour, so I’m curious'

Speaking after Paris-Roubaix, the Dutchman made it clear he expects to start the Giro in May

Mathieu van der Poel Giro d'Italia
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Mathieu van der Poel has reiterated his plans to ride the Giro d'Italia in May, suggesting the Grand Tour will help him to become an even more accomplished rider. 

Van der Poel's one and only Grand Tour appearance came last year at the Tour de France. He rode in the opening eight stages the 2021 edition, winning the second stage to Mûr-de-Bretagne Guerlédan.

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