Meet Sydney Uni Velo Cyclist Matheus Pintaude

by | 4 Sep 2019 | Australian Sport Blog, cycling, Sydney Uni Velo

Introducing Sydney Uni Velo cyclist Matheus Pintaude. Originally from Brazil, we asked Matheus about his cycling, inspiration and more in our latest Q&A.

Staminade: How did your love of cycling begin?

MP: When I watched for the first time the Tour de France.

 

Staminade: What are your top 5 tips for young aspiring cyclists?

MP:

  1. Drink water every 15 min
  2. Look after your bicycle
  3. Eat
  4. Sleep
  5. Repeat

Sydney Uni Velo cyclist Matheus Pintaude

Matheus’ Successes and Goals

 

Staminade: What has been your greatest success to date?

MP: When I came to Australia I rode to Canberra with no stopping. 320km

Staminade: What’s your ultimate cycling goal?

MP: Keep riding and making friends and having a good time with my clubmates.

Staminade: Who was your role model as an aspiring cyclist?

MP: Fabian Cancellara.

Staminade: What’s your pre-event routine?

MP: Coffee.

Sydney Uni Velo cyclist Matheus Pintaude

Staminade: How does a typical training week look for you?

MP: Hard, and harder. I’m getting old – 28 years old.

Staminade: Favourite part of training?

MP: Hills.

Staminade: Hardest part of training and how you overcome the challenge?

MP: Descending. I’m trying to improve my skills.

Staminade: What’s your favourite flavour of Staminade?

MP: Wild Berry Rush

Staminade: Staminade’s tagline is ‘First Aid for Thirst’. What does this mean to you?

MP: When I need a drink, and real hydration, I know Staminade will be there!!

Find out more about Sydney Uni Velo here: https://suvelo.com.au/

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