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Video: “It’s all about having fun” Mathieu Van der Poel showcases his amazing talent on the beaches of Calpe

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!

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Video: Mathieu Van der Poel playing on his new Canyon

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!

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Exclusive first look: New team bike for Mathieu Van der Poel and Corendon-Circus

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.

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