Terpstra rides bike for first time since June crash

Niki Terpstra in action at the 2020 Vuelta a Andalucía - Ruta del Sol
Niki Terpstra in action at the 2020 Vuelta a Andalucía (Image credit: Getty Images)

Niki Terpstra has ridden his bike for the first time since a serious crash suffered while motor-pacing in mid-June. The Dutchman, who rides for Total Direct Energie, swerved to avoid geese while out training and hit a rock, with his injuries including a collapsed lung, a concussion and a fractured collarbone.

Terpstra posted to Twitter and Instagram on Monday, detailing where he is in his rehabilitation from his injuries, which are expected to keep him from racing for 10 to 12 weeks.

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