Your Saturday Daily News Digest

by Mark Zalewski

April 1, 2017

In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Pichon wins Route Adélie de Vitré; Indian Pacific Wheel Race mourns death of British rider Mike Hall; Gilbert on his resurgence with QuickStep: ‘I feel good in my skin’; Lizzie Deignan opens up about her experience with British Cycling; Interview with Manzana Postobon manager about Vuelta invite; Boonen says he can still play a role in Flanders’ finale; Sep Vanmarcke ‘If I could get a podium, that would be a surprise’; Devolder ‘If it up to me, this is definitely not my last Tour of Flanders’; Cervelo-Bigla cyclist struck by vehicle while riding from work; No Tour for Dumoulin, all focus on Giro; Van der Poel talks about possible transition to road; Andy Schleck named new chairman of Tour of Luxembourg; Amy’s Gran Fondo expanding for 2017; Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij taking Flanders prep in stride.

Cervelo-Bigla cyclist struck by vehicle while riding from work

by CyclingTips

Ciara Horne (Cervélo-Bigla) was left bloodied and bruised after a vehicle struck her while she cycled to her day job as a physiotherapist. She Tweeted a photo of herself afterwards with the message, “As the slogan goes; PLEASE Think Once, Think Twice, Think Bike… Please retweet to raise awareness.”

Fortunately doctors said she avoided serious injury. “Thank you for all the get well soon messages, really appreciate every single one of them. No broken bones or head injury thank God,” she wrote on Twitter.

“Huge thank you to the Royal Glamorgan Hospital A&E department who were incredible. Amazing support from superb health care professionals at the Royal Glam.”

Horne was also part of the team pursuit squad at the Rio Olympics. She finished fifth in the British national championship road race in 2015.