Laurens Ten Dam Retires And Switches To Off-Road Adventure Riding

Joe Robinson 18 Oct 2019 Dutchman concludes 17-year career to focus on endurance gravel racing Laurens ten Dam will be the latest pro road rider to turn his attention to gravel racing as he retires at the end of the season. In the same week that Taylor Phinney took early retirement from racing hinting he would turn to endurance gravel riding, Ten Dam stated he would pursue similar adventures after calling time on his 17-year career. 'I still really like being on the bike and, in the days immediately following Il Lombardia , I will be making a big trip towards the south of Italy. That will be an exciting moment for me as I will immediately be starting the change from pro cyclist to adventure rider,' Ten Dam wrote in an open letter on the CCC Team website . 'It's this kind of thing that I'm aiming to do ...

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