First published 3rd July 2016. This year is Fabian Cancellaras last as a pro rider meaning that the position of Patron of the peloton will become available. It is difficult to see who will take over. Chris Froome is too nicey nicey, Quintana comes across as too quiet and none of the riders seem to like Vincenzo Nibali. Maybe there is no need for … Continue reading Tour de Past, Stage 2. 2010, Cancellara the patron.
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March 16th 2013.
This Sunday sees the start of this years classics season at Milan-San-Remo. All eyes will be on classics king Fabian Cancellara as he returns from last years injury blighted campaign. It should be a great spring as Cancellara resumes his rivalry with last years hero and 7 times monument winner, Tom Boonen. With the peloton showing great strength in depth this year and Cancellara’s perceived lack of tactics Fabian may not get things all his own way. So who are the established stars that will be looking for classics success and who are the rising stars who are looking to take over Fabian Cancellara’s mantle.