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Frans Claes

- mountainbiker -

#veganpower

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BIO FRans Claes

  • Member of Loving Hut MTB Team

  • Living & Training in Leuven (Belgium)

  • Build in 1983 (34 years of age)

  • Nutrition & Energy vegan & plantbased products only

  • Started mountainbike competition at the age of 25

career highlights

One days events: 

  • Belgian Champion 2015 & 2016

  • Overall Winner UCI World Series Marathon 2017

  • UCI World Series Marathon La Paterna (Spain) 2017

Stage Races:

  • Trans-Wales (2008)

  • Trans-Portugal (2009)

  • Trans- Maurienne (2012)

  • Copa International do Brasil (2013)

  • Breck-Epic (2015)

  • Algarve bike Challenge (2017)

  • Ischgl Iron Bike (2018)

  • Pe2Plett (2019)

Dreams

  • World Championship

  • Cape Epic

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My bike

"I choose the components and the nutrition which I believe

they can help me in achieving the highest results"

My choices: 

  • Frame: Santa Cruz Blur CC

  • Suspension: Fox SC 32

  • Handlebar: Tune

  • Handles: Esi Grips

  • Inner bar grips: Spirgrips

  • Seatpost: Tune

  • Saddle: Selle Italia

  • Brakes: Sram Level

  • Gearsystem: Sram eagle

  • Wheels: Santa Cruz Reserve

  • Tires: Maxxis / Schwalbe

  • Sealant: Squirt

  • Lube: Ceramicspeed UFO

  • Pedals: Crankbrothers

  • Bearings: Ceramicspeed

  • Plug: Dynaplug

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My nutrition

"As a vegan athlete I take 100% plantbased products. Therefor I use vegan, pure and organic sportnutrition which  benefit my health and my performances". 

My choices: 

  • sportnutrition: innerme

  • sportsupplements: sportscontrol

  • enzymes: qyz

  • food: fry's family

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Vegan athlete? 

 

Why did you change your diet to vegan? Do you have enough proteins to do sports at the highest level? Whats the most difficult part of being vegan? In the interviews below I try to answer these and many more questions about the vegan lifestyle. 

FRANS SHOWS JANA FROM NEWSMONKEY.BE HOW TO EAT VEGAN AND DO SPORTS AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL

Vegan & Topsport - Interview by the 'Artevelde Hogeschool' in Gent

L'explication en fran├žais pour le 'vegan challenge' de newsmonkey.be & Fanny 

 

Interview met EVAVZW