Niki Terpstra's Strava upload shows the incredible story of his solo victory in E3 Harelbeke

Dutchman goes full gas for the more than two hours of racing

Niki Terpstra on his way to a superb solo win at E3 Harelbeke

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada/Strava)

If Niki Terpstra's solo victory in E3 Harelbeke didn't look impressive enough on TV, then the numbers that the Dutch rider uploaded to Strava show the incredible effort needed to take such a spectacular win.

A regular Strava user for both races and training rides, unfortunately Terpstra hasn't included his heart rate or power data in his online activity - perhaps wanting to keep his cards close to his chest ahead of bigger races at the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix in the coming weeks - but some of the other data still offers great insight into a brilliant victory.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.