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Your Saturday Daily News Digest

by Shane Stokes

March 18, 2017

In today’s Daily News Digest: Halvorsen wins Handzame Classic in bunch sprint; Candid Kittel: German sprinter opens up about Milan-San Remo non-selection, Cavendish; Injured Gaviria still in line for San Remo ride, Boonen hopes Colombian will shine; Cycling Anti Doping Foundation looking into Edmondston/Team Sky matter; Greipel bypasses Milan-San Remo to be ready for Northern Classics; Bennett pledges backing for Sagan: ‘A win for Bora-hasgrohe on the Via Roma would be amazing’; Girdlestone’s recovery continues to exceed expectations; BMC Racing Team names Van Garderen as Catalunya captain; Cycling statistics – discover the tallest, shortest, lightest and heaviest riders in the WorldTour peloton; Crowdfunding campaign for cycling craft beer exceeds expectations; Greg van Avermaet – Winner

Cycling statistics – discover the tallest, shortest, lightest and heaviest riders in the WorldTour peloton

by Shane Stokes

Keen to find out more about the riders in the WorldTour? The Pro Cycling Stats website has dug through the data to identify data gleaned from the 498 riders in this year’s top rank of cycling. In terms of some basic numbers, the average weight is 68.8 kilogrammes and average height is 1 metre 80.9 cm.

For more details, including comparisons between the height of climbers versus sprinters and time trialists versus the average pro rider, check out the article in question.

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