It was an extraordinary ending to a fabulous Worlds – thanks to Bergen and a certain Slovakian rider. There was controversy, mystery and suspense. And that was just on Twitter.
It was the finale of the 2017 UCI World Championships in Bergen and one of the most exciting – and mysterious – of the week. After remaining hidden for 267km, it was Peter Sagan taking the rainbow stripes for the third consecutive year with a bike throw in a photofinish with home favourite Alexander Kristoff. It was Michael Matthews, who was second in 2015, who took bronze. I suspect he’s wondering what the entire peloton is wondering: ‘Is there no way to beat Sagan if he sets his mind to the win?’
Our #youngdudes Lennard Hofstede (Sunweb), Owain Doull (Sky), and Trek Segafredo’s Ruben Guerreiro have been busy, busy, busy racing all over this summer. One of them even took part in his first ever Grand Tour, the Vuelta a Espana! We last caught up with the guys in late June so we have lots of ground to cover. Continue reading