The WorldTour season is set to look altogether different this year, with the possibility of monuments and grand tours taking place as late as October. How will this impact race dynamics, and what could racing in the fall look like? Let's roundtable!
Milano-Sanremo should have been raced Saturday. In its absence, VeloNews spoke to the 1995 winner about how he took his greatest victory, how the race has changed, and the gravity of the coronavirus crisis.
Milano-Sanremo being raced in fall, major teams sitting out March racing, Paris-Nice carrying on regardless - VeloNews debates the big issues from the last week in pro cycling.
The two WorldTour Italian races will be re-scheduled to later in the calendar amid growing impact of coronavirus on the pro cycling world.
The French team will not be participating in the upcoming Italian races, and it remains to be seen if they start in French races.
A decree by the Italian government cancelling all public events is likely to impact Strade Bianche, Milano-Sanremo, and other cycling events.
Pressure is mounting as weekend races face growing coronavirus crisis. Teams have been placed in extended quarantine, doctors post warning, and others vow not to race.
Teams are considering alternate schedules in case early-season Italian races are scrapped due to local quarantines.