Due to their length, the five monuments of cycling are in a class of their own when it comes to the physical demands. Paris-Roubaix may be the hardest of all.
A lot of cycling fans tune out once world championships are over — but they shouldn’t. This year’s edition of Il Lombardia was a perfect example of the autumn action that the final monument of the season can offer. Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) finally delivered the big win he’s been dreaming of, beating none other than […]
The 28-year-old raced to victory in the season's final monument over the weekend.
Frenchman caps a rollercoaster season with his "most beautiful victory"
Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) took an impressive victory in the final monument of the year, dropping fellow leader Vicenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) on the penultimate climb before soloing to the win. The Italian held on for second after being caught and then attacking the chasers in the final kilometers, with Dylan Teuns (BMC) taking third. “It’s huge, it’s […]
The new world champion has twice finished second at Il Lombardia. Will this be the year that Alejandro Valverde wins the hilly monument?
The podcast talks takeaways from the Oz Trails Off-Road and looks ahead to Il Lombardia