Your Monday Daily News Digest

by Matt de Neef

December 12, 2016

In today’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Van Aert and Cant victorious at Essen CX meet; BMC confirms its 2017 roster; Astana reveals its final roster for the 2017 season; Bardet’s Giro plans on hold, will again race the Tour in 2017; Nathan Haas on learning from Edvald Boasson-Hagen; Sean Lake targeting Australian Road Nationals time trial; Parcours revealed for 2017 Tour de Romandie; David Rebellin signs with Continental team; Ag2r-La Mondiale trainee killed while hiking; How wildcard places were awarded in WorldTour races in 2016.

Parcours revealed for 2017 Tour de Romandie

by CyclingTips

Organisers of the Tour de Romandie have revealed the route for next year’s race, with two mountain-top finishes headlining the six-stage Swiss WorldTour race.

The 2017 Tour de Romandie begins with a prologue ITT in Aigle on April 25, before heading into the mountains on stage 1. Stages 2 and 3 are flatter while stage 4 features another summit finish. The race will conclude with an individual time trial on stage 5.

Nairo Quintana won this year’s edition of the race. The Tour de Romandie is a favourite among Giro d’Italia contenders and is often used as a tune up for the Italian Grand Tour.