In #SVENNESS 2.4 we recap the first UCI World Cup race of the season, which took place at Valkenburg. The ep focuses on race management in the early moments, a tricky descent, disc brakes, power sections and bad luck. But more than anything #SVENNESS 2.4 focuses on the arrival of Lars van der Haar. We know he's the fastest off the blocks and can finish among the best in the world, but can he win?

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Race footage is via Sporza

Music by Phenomenal Handclap Band:

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SVENNESS and the #SVENNESS hashtag are © 2013 William Schieken d/b/a CXHairs LLC

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