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Not many people had Greg Van Avermaet as their pick for G.C. at the start of Tirreno Adriatico! Photo via www.cyclingnews.com

This week’s race was just about as surprising as the parallel European road race Paris-Nice: both saw cancellations of summit finishes, both featured unexpected time...

Nairo Quintana took stage 5 atop the Monte Terminillo in horrendous conditions. He went on to win the overall in the 2015 race. Photo via roadbikeaction.com
Nairo Quintana took stage 5 atop the Monte Terminillo in horrendous conditions. He went on to win the overall in the 2015 race. Photo via roadbikeaction.com

Whilst the Paris-Nice ‘Race to the Sun’ is going on over in France, we now have the ‘Race of Two Seas’ starting in Italy: from the...