We didn’t think it could get any more dramatic than that brutal stage of Tirreno-Adriatico last week, did we? How wrong we were! Sunday’s Milan-San Remo pretty much overshadowed anything else happening on Twitter so I’m dedicating the whole column to the snow, the buses, the race, the finish but most of all to the riders.
Let’s start with the white stuff. Early Sunday, the race organisers took Turchino out and the riders would have to get back on their buses, go over Turchino and then start racing again on the other side. But the riders had to ride to the stopping point – which meant they rode in heavy snow. As televised pictures hadn’t started yet, this aspect of the race started to unfold via Twitter. And this is what we saw. Continue reading