Tadej Pogacar: "Every year there is less progress, but I am still motivated"



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Tadej Pogacar: "Every year there is less progress, but I am still motivated"

Tadej Pogačar, a great Slovenian cyclist, has shown many times how great a cyclist he is and how much he can do. This time, too, he will be at the Tour de France and the Vuelta an Espana As he himself confirmed, the goal for this year is two Grand Tours.

He has particularly good memories of the Vuelta a Espana, and he could do well this year as well "I hope to do two Grand Tours this year, the Tour and the Vuelta," Pogačar told the media at his team's training camp in Spain, as quoted by cyclingnews "You never know what can happen through the season but that's what I'd really like.

"The Vuelta was my first Grand Tour, and I was third place. I have really nice memories and I want to live those memories again." This year, he will also be at the Tour of Flanders, which could be a great overture before the Tour de France.

He also revealed some other plans he has "It's a new challenge for me and for sure it will help for the Tour de France and the cobbles," he said. "To get the idea of the roads and the cobbles. You can do the recon after the race and the experience that comes with it.

"I'm really excited to be doing Flanders. I'll go for four Monuments, but that doesn’t mean that I'm focused on winning them all. In the future, I'd like to try all of them."

Pogacar on Juan Aysuo

The team will also include young Juan Ayuso, who is only 19 years old, and Pogacar expects a lot from him, and we will see if Juan Ayuso can meet expectations.

"Ayuso is going to be super strong this year, already. He's super motivated and he's thinking of big goals already. If he has the opportunity this year I think he can grab it and show how good he is." Although he is not satisfied with his shape lately, because he expected more progress, he has no doubt that the time will come for great results.

“Every year there’s less progress but that doesn’t mean that there is less motivation,” he said. “I still want to improve every year, but I know that it’s impossible to do it every season.

Until now I’ve been getting better each year and that’s my motivation. You never know when you’re going to stop pushing more watts than the season before." We know how much Pogacar can do, and all that remains is to confirm that