Vincenzo Nibali won’t be back to defend his 2015 title. Photo via roadcyclinguk.com

The fifth and final monument of the year, the ‘Race of the falling leaves’ also marks the end of the UCI World Tour for 2016. Last year’s winner Vincenzo Nibali won’t be contesting the win, which isn’t a huge...

Image via @Eurosport
Image via @Eurosport

Despite the nearly 250km length of this year’s Tour of Lombardy, tension was all but palpable from the word go as riders fought for the last taste of glory in this year’s pro World Tour calendar. The race of the fallen leaves marks the end of many riders’ seasons, and those...

Dan Martin took the win at Il Lombardia in 2014. Image via roadcycling.com

This weekend brings with it the last race on the UCI pro calendar, the Italian classic the Giro di Lombardia. Before we get too carried away with reflections on what was a memorable season, let’s enjoy one last slice of...