Crosswind chaos and a sprinting masterclass from Quick-Step Floors – you can’t ask for much more from desert racing.
We’ve had racing in Dubai and Oman, now the peloton travel to Abu Dhabi for the only WorldTour desert-based gig on the calendar.
We might have left Australia (sadly) but we are still keeping tabs on our two young neo-pros, #youngdudes Ruben Guerreiro (Trek-Segafredo) and Lennard Hofstede (Sunweb), albeit from afar. Ruben has been in action on home turf in Portugal while last week Lennard has been enjoying the sand dunes of the UAE in the Tour of Abu Dhabi. Continue reading