The world of MotoGP it is full of surprises. Every day the most important pilots are in the news for small details that generate disbelief in the fans. This time, one of the most important members of the paddock confessed that he would like to fulfill the dream of his life: to be professional cyclist. «It’s my illusion«, He assured after the Great Qatar Award this weekend.
The team Aprilia is having one of the best returns in recent years, and this is from the hand of the Spanish Aleix Espargaró. The brother of Pol he took a step up in speed from last year and this weekend at the Losail circuit he finished seventh in the qualifier after being eighth in Saturday’s qualifying session.
After the race, Espargaró confirmed that although he is in one of his best sporting moments, thanks to Aprilia, he would like to abandon this sport to land on another: professional cycling. Spaniards often share images on their social networks. Every time he hits a circuit, he grabs his bike and goes out for several laps.
“As everyone knows, bicycles are my passion. It is my dream and one of my dreams is to be a professional cyclist. But for now I can only talk so far. What I can assure you is that in 2021 and 2022 I will continue in MotoGP, without any doubt ”, confirmed the Aprilia rider after the Qatar Grand Prix. Several pilots have a hobby to get on the bike and do some kind of training.
Passion for cycling
It is not new that Aleix Espargaró is passionate about two wheels. The Spaniard has a bicycle tattooed on his right thigh, showing how fond he is of this sport. A few months ago he shared on his social networks a training session that was marked with professional cyclists in Andorra. Being almost ten hours on the bike, he added 300 kilometers in one day.
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