The fixation on power to weight ratio and peak power output is a limited view of what it takes to be a pro cyclist.
Road cycling is a team sport - it is also about being able to work well with others, humbly take instructions, serve the team, being a contributor of both energy and positivity to the team environment and, above all else, not be an asshole.
Weeks on the road, crappy hotels, stress fractures, illness, and the sheer exhaustion and pressure challenge of being a pro will reveal character.
The young German revealed his character only for a few days under pressure in Spain.
Well done, Madeleine - let’s she is she can graduate to the WorldTour level. That’s the ultimate achievement.