Now that 'La classicissima di Primavera' has been fought for 2015, Lee Rodgers gives his thoughts on Milan-Sanremo, which riders were impressive and who's not firing on all cylinders, just yet (Vincenzo). Degenkolb comes out on top in Lee's list for form, control and power - man and machine in perfect harmony.
Milan Sanremo is the longest classic of the year but the kilometers can simply fly by when you are chasing the race. From the start in Milan to the key points along the route and finally to the Poggio our man Ale was there, in the rain, taking it all in - from the first rider on the road until the very last.
Mar 23, 2015 - Milan-Sanremo might be long, but it was no 'snoozefest' and we have the video and rider quotes to prove it. It's not all Sanremo: Nibali's tax, Zeeland, Handzame, GP Nobili, plus we preview Catalunya, Vuelta Wildcards, Moser's Giro, and Sagan makes a commercial. A full EuroTrash Monday.
Race Report: John Degenkolb (Giant-Alpecin) joined the greats on Sunday on the Via Roma taking the 106th Milan-Sanremo with a perfectly timed sprint, relegating 2014 winner Alex Kristoff (Katusha) to second with ‘coming man’ Michael Matthews (Orica-GreenEDGE) giving notice that he can win this race, one day.
Mar 19, 2015 - Nairo Quintana is the 1st Colombian to win Tirreno and he's put himself in the driving seat with the other GT hopefuls. In EuroTrash Thursday we round-up the action from Tirreno, Nokere Koerse and look ahead to Sanremo, plus Wiggins' transfer, Tour's of Britain & Yorkshire and Paris-Nice.
Spring must be here in Europe, at last, as the first big Classic of the season leaves Milan on Sunday morning to make the near 300 kilometre journey to Sanremo. Our 'Primavera' expert, Ed Hood, takes a look back at his Sanremo experiences and forward to this years protagonists in the battle to the Ligurian coast.