An emotional day of racing in Belgium started with a minute of silence in honour of those affected by the bombing in Brussels yesterday, and ended with two Belgian flavoured sprint finishes. While over in Spain, the climbers stretched their legs on La Molina.
Just in case you missed either Richie Porte and Geraint Thomas‘ one-two punch in Paris-Nice, Stage 4 or a crash-marred finish in Stage 2 in Tirreno-Adriatico, they’re here for you!
This weekend marked the annual staging of many of the European national championships, in which riders across the continent battle over the right to wear their national colours for the next year. Many big names were in action, and a few used the opportunity to fire a warning shot just days before the start of the Tour de France. Here’s how the major road races panned out. Continue reading