The four-time Tour de France champion reacted to the 2018 Tour route by saying it will be a massive test for the riders.
The 27-year-old Italian will ride for the Middle Eastern team for at least the next three seasons.
ASO will unveil next year's Tour de France course on Tuesday. Here's how the route could play out.
The Belgian and several other riders crashed hard on a right-hand curve during Il Lombardia last weekend.
After retiring from cycling, America's top sprinter plans to work as a firefighter or EMT and promises he'll never ride in the rain again.
Rumors suggest next year's Tour de France could ride over some cobblestones near Roubaix.
Valverde told a Spanish newspaper he will focus on the spring classics, the Giro d’Italia, Vuelta a España, and the worlds in 2018.
The dangers of racing on the open road came into full view Saturday at the Il Lombardia.
After a strong season that saw him finish second in the Tour de France, Rigoberto Urán wants to end on a high note this weekend.
With unbelievably challenging climbs and an innovative approach to route design, the Vuelta emerges as a fan favorite grand tour.