It started with a bet: Thomas Dekker back in the saddle for Unbound Gravel

Thomas Dekker
Thomas Dekker (Image credit: Thomas Dekker)

He hasn’t raced competitively in over five years but on Saturday Thomas Dekker will saddle up for the 200-mile Unbound Gravel event in Kansas. 

Such a challenge is daunting enough for even the current crop of WorldTour riders on show this weekend but Dekker’s arrival in the US is entirely of his own making after he bet friend and fellow competitor Laurens ten Dam that he could beat him.

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