Another season and a new tranche of young professional riders in the peloton. Ed Hood had ben keeping his eyes on the 'young guns' and here is his TOP 11 all under 22.
It's complicated, the battle between good PR and winning stages in the biggest race on the planet - Should Mark Cavendish start the 2022 Tour de France, or is Fabio Jakobsen a safer bet for stage success? Spencer Martin gives us his thoughts on the Quick-Step - Alpha Vinyl quandary.
Dutch 'boy-wonder' Mathieu van der Poel has had to call a halt to his cyclo-cross season due to his back problems - How will this affect his spring Classic campaign and the future of his Alpecin-Fenix team? Spencer Martin gives us his Takeaways on the 'Van der Poel effect'.
The Time Trial is King: How Primoz Roglic Won the Vuelta a España - Roglič’s dominant win at the 2021 Vuelta shows us the time trial is still king when it comes to winning grand tours. Spencer Martin gives us the 'Breakdown' and the 'Takeaways' from the 2021 Vuelta a España win by Primoz Roglič.
Eventually Team INEOS Grenadiers announced that they were extending the contract of Geraint Thomas. Spencer Martin looks at what that means on both sides, but also there are still many WorldTour rider without contract - What are the implications for the US gravel scene.
On Sunday Mathieu van der Poel will start his cyclo-cross season in Dendermonde after a week's delay and in his first race he will fight it out with his 'arch enemy' Wout van Aert. In a Zoom interview the World champion looked ahead to his first 'cross of this winter and explained more about his crash.
The Vuelta a España 2022 route was presented in Madrid on Thursday afternoon. On August 19, the riders will start with a team time trial of 23 kilometres in Utrecht, Holland. The Spanish Grand Tour ends on September 11 in Spain's capital City of Madrid.