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by Matt de Neef
November 7, 2016
In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Jakub Mareczko wins Tour of Taihu Lake’s opening road stage; Miguel Angel Lopez fractures tibia in training crash; Cameron Meyer posts impressive track return at Glasgow World Cup; The rise of autonomous vehicles and their effect on cycling; Copenhagen achieves more bikes than cars in city centre; Highlights from the UCI BMX Freestyle World Cup; 80 and still cycling.
One of this season’s big breakthrough riders, Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana), will spend the next four months on the sidelines after a heavy crash in training.
The 22-year-old Colombian fractured his left tibia close to his knee after crashing into a car that overtook the group of riders he was in. Colombian media reports that Lopez will not require surgery but he will spend six weeks in a splint, meaning plenty of time off the bike.
Lopez’s Astana team has said that the 2016 Tour de Suisse winner will likely make his return at the Tour of Turkey in late April.
Click through to read more at El Tiempo.