Alejandro Valverde's involvement with the Operacion Puerto doping ring makes him a controversial figure. On paper, Valverde is pro cycling's best male rider over the past decade.
The budding Spanish star is confident he can step up to help fill the gap left by Quintana, Landa, and Carapaz
Stars of the peloton combined a trip to Japan for Saitama Critérium with a recon of the Tokyo 2020 route this weekend, and the climbers liked what they see.
Spaniard laments missed chance at Italian monument but is already setting his sights on the gold medal in 2020.
Dutchman attacked on the penultimate climb of the day and capitalized on the chase group's indecision to win last monument of the year.
A showdown between Roglic and Bernal highlights what should be a thrilling finale to cycling's monument season
Woods launched attack after attack on the summit finish to take the 100th edition of Milano-Torino.