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Francois Pervis says That He Wanted To Win Paris-Roubaix and Tour of Flanders

Francois Pervis, the 30 years old French Cyclist who competes in the track cycling category is making preparations for defending three of his titles in the World Track Cycling championships scheduled to be held in Paris which will start from this week.

Pervis, who has earned the title of world’s fastest man, has said that when he was a junior, he showed signs of potentially becoming successful in cyclo-cross category. Pervis has also said that once his dream was to ride in the one day Classics races namely the Paris Roubaix and the Tour of Flanders. At the very beginning of his career, Francois Pervis used to ride the road races.

Two of his competitors at that time were Sebastian Turgot, who rides for the Ag2r-La Mondiale team and Damien Gaudin who also rides for the above mentioned team. Another competitor of Francois Pervis was Vincent Jerome rides for the Europcar team. Pervis said that there was intense competition between him and his rivals. He regrets not becoming a professional cyclist at the same time when his rivals became professional riders. He said that when his rivals became professional cyclists, his training was not equal in intensity to that of his rivals, rather it was less. (more…)

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Nacer Bouhanni Wants To Become A Professional Boxer After Retiring From Cycling

Nacer Bouhanni has said that he wants to become a boxer after he retires from cycling.

Before Bouhanni became a professional cyclist, he used to be a fighter. Every year, he includes boxing as a part of his winter training program. Bouhanni has said that he might quit cycling some time before or after he becomes 32 years old and after that he expects to be able to do boxing for two years at least. He said that he will dedicate himself to the sport completely just like he did in his cycling career.

Bouhanni will ride for the French second division team Cofidis in the 2015 season. He rode for FDJ.fr team for four years after he started his professional cycling career. (more…)