Mollema and Porte should share leadership duties at the Tour as Nibali is targeting the Giro and Olympics in 2020
We discuss Peter Stetina's decision to race gravel instead of WorldTour road; plus, writer Patrick Redford talks about covering cycling for Deadspin.
We wrap up the key stories you need to know about from the past week.
The boom in gravel racing makes it a strong alternative to a career in the WorldTour thanks to increased sponsor interest and rapid expansion in events.
WorldTour pro Peter Stetina will walk away from WorldTour road racing to launch a career in gravel racing and ultra-endurance mountain biking. "This is not a retirement," Stetina says.
Stetina, Reijnen, and van Garderen reflect on Phinney's rollercoaster career and unique temperament.
After suffering through 2018 with illness, Stetina has spent the 2019 season mixing up WorldTour duties with gravel and mountain bike racing, and a strong performance on stage 8 of the Vuelta shows he's back to his best.
A victory at the Belgian Waffle Ride and strong showings at other off-road adventure races helped Stetina rekindle love for the bike