In today’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: FDJ’s Davide Cimolai wins opening stage at Volta Ciclista a Catalunya; ASO and Volta Ciclista a Catalunya strike five-year partnership; Travis McCabe (UnitedHealthcare) takes overall win at Tucson Bicycle Classic; Elisa Longo Borghini (Wiggle High5) tops UCI Rankings; An interview with Marcel Kittel: Getting back to his best, Cavendish rivalry, and the Tour de France; BBC State of Sport investigation: Drug use at every level of sport is ‘fast becoming a crisis’; Tweet: When Peter Sagan’s attack at Milan-San Remo resembles nature.
Your Tuesday Daily News Digest
American Travis McCabe (UnitedHealthcare) took the overall title at the three-day Tucson Bicycle Classic, winning on time bonuses on the final day’s circuit race.
McCabe entered the stage sitting second overall, three seconds behind Nigel Ellsay of Silber pro Cycling. McCabe, who won two sprints at the Tour de Langkawi last month, needed to finish in the top three on the stage, without Ellsay on the podium, to take overall victory. And he did just that, winning the final stage and taking 10 seconds of time bonuses. Ellsay finished eighth on the stage to finish second overall.
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