At 198 centimeters (6 feet 6 inches), Daan is one of the tallest riders in the pro peloton. He made a splash in his 2022 debut season with the team by earning a place on the classics squad for Paris-Roubaix and the Tour of Flanders. He completed his first Grand Tour in 2023 at the Giro d'Italia, and flashed his time trial prowess with a seventh place finish at European Championships. In sum, Daan is the man. It wouldn't rhyme if it wasn't true.

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Lidl-Trek / Men
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If you could borrow one cycling aptitude from any of your Lidl-Trek teammates what would it be and from whom?

The ability of Bauke Mollema to endure endless suffering.

If you could visit anywhere in the world you’ve never been, where would you go, and why?

New York City. Seems like a nice city.

Tell us about your greatest cycling achievement.

Finishing 9th in the general classification in the Tour de l’Avenir.

What is your favorite Bontrager or Trek equipment?

The Madone.