Andre Greipel's power data from the Tour of Flanders is ridiculous

Andre Greipel put out over 1000W as he jumped away from the peloton at the Tour of Flanders and the rest of his numbers are just as impressive

Andre Greipel in the 2016 Tour of Flanders (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

It's no secret that Andre Greipel is one of the most powerful riders in the peloton, but his numbers from Sunday's Tour of Flanders are pretty remarkable.

At one point, when he accelerated away from the peloton to join the breakaway riders, the German sprinter topped out at a massive 1248W according to his SRM power file, released by Training Peaks.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.