Is Pro Cycling Getting Younger Or Is It All An Illusion?

Published on November 10th 2022


Men’s pro cycling seems to be getting younger and younger. Two-time Tour de France winner and three-time Monument champ Tadej Pogačar is just 24 years old, while current men’s road race World Champion and Vuelta winner, Remco Evenepoel, was born in the 2000s!! Cillian Kelly goes through the stats to see if men’s pro cycling really is getting younger or is it all in our heads?

00:00 Intro
01:07 What has changed?
03:11 Are race winners getting younger?
05:02 So, what gives?
06:02 Why are young riders winning races?
08:30 What does this mean?

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