Tinkoff-Saxo’s Nicolas Roche represented Ireland at the World Championships Road Race and crossed the finish line in 26th place as a part of the decimated peloton, seven seconds behind the winner Kwiatkowski.
Four-time national champion Nicki Sørensen rode his last World Championship Sunday in Ponferrada, Spain.
Just to keep you on track with the runners and their numbers for Sunday's Men's Elite Road Race in Ponferrada. The race report will be up as soon as the race finishes and we will catch up with Ed Hood roadside later. Don't miss EuroTrash on Monday for the rider comments and video action, plus Lee's Lowdown. Keep is PEZ for all the World's action.
Six Lotto Belisol riders will be at the starting grid for the world championships road cycling on Sunday. Two Belgians, a Frenchman, a German, an Australian and a New Zealander.
The World Championship Road Race is two days away and the riders have entered the final phase of preparations together with their national teams. Tinkoff-Saxo’s Rory Sutherland represents Australia on Sunday in, what he calls, a completely different race:
Having just completed the Vuelta a Espana as a supporting rider for Alberto Contador, Chris Anker Sørensen has enjoyed a few weeks of recovery and is now back on track to participate in the road race World Championships on Sunday.
RusVelo rider Artem Ovechkin clocked the 14th time in the elite individual time trial contested at the UCI World Road Championships in Ponferrada.
On Sunday, the elite in cycling embarks on one of the biggest and perhaps most prestigious one-day showdowns of the season – the World Championships – this year in Ponferrada, Spain.