Mathieu Van der Poel once again proves why he is known to many as the most skillful CX rider… this latest edit from Ride Shimano showcases a variety of jumps, tricks and sand riding with VDP on-board his new Canyon Inflite CF SLX running the new Shimano Duraace Di2 Hydraulic Groupset.
One handed sand riding, jumping over expensive equipment, crashes and drop-offs – this edit has it all!
Let us know if you’d dare to recreate and attempt some of these moves!
Mathieu Van der Poel got his 2018 campaign off to a successful start, winning the DVV Trophy round in Baal on his first official outing on his new Canyon Inflite CF SLX .
Of course this wasn’t really the first time Van der Poel had ridden the bike – footage has emerged of him training in the sand of Calpe, bedding in the new bikes!
Watch below Mathieu run you through his new build (in Dutch!) and catch a glimpse of some of his impressive skills in training in the sand!
From January 1st 2018, Mathieu Van der Poel and his Beobank-Corendon teammates make the switch from Stevens Bikes to Canyon Bicycles.
The team, which will be known as Corendon-Circus, will ride the new Canyon Inflite CF SLX, featruing the Shimano Dura-ace 9170 Groupsets and Wheels, equipped with FMB tubulars and Selle-Italia bar tape and saddles.