Daily News Digest

by Mark Zalewski

April 15, 2016

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: McClay wins GP de Denain; Johansson wins Euskal Emakumeen, stage 1; By the numbers: What it takes to win Paris-Roubaix; UCI makes it official: disc brake use is suspended pending further talks; Eddy Merckx: Disc brakes too dangerous for racing; How to beat the dreaded post race blues; Adriano Malori continues to improve; Philippe Gilbert to race Amstel Gold; WADA amends position on meldonium positives; Three Weeks To The Giro; Profile: Velocio’s Tayler Wiles; 1 in 20 among Melbourne roads closed this Sunday morning; Boonen on the 2016 Paris-Roubaix

Three Weeks To The Giro

by CyclingTips

It may just be the start of the Ardennes Classics, but that is not stopping Grand Tour fans from already looking ahead to the first of the three week races, the Giro d’Italia. The Inner Ring takes a deep dive into the contenders and how they are progressing towards the fight for the maglia rosa.

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In three weeks’ time it’ll be the eve of the Giro d’Italia which starts on a Friday because of its Dutch departure. While every move of a stage racer during June is analysed for clues about their performances in the Tour de France there’s not much to go on for the Giro, all the more reason for this piece to look and see where the contenders and pretenders are. The trend for grand tour contenders to do one race a month at most and then return to altitude means only they and their coaches know the level of form.

Click through to read more at The Inner Ring.

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