Cavendish hospitalised for observation
Mark Cavendish has been hospitalised in order to observe the consequences of the crash occurred to the British. Dimension Data’s rider is likely to have hit a pothole along the course of Tirreno-Adriatico stage 1 and finished the stage with visible injuries on his face and on his body. The lack of luck still affects Cavendish, who abandoned the Abu Dhabi Tour, the last race where he took part, due to a crash.
Zakarin targets Tour de France and World Champs
Ilnur Zakarin won’t ride the Giro d’Italia like the previous seasons but will focus on the 2018 Tour de France. Katusha-Alpecin climber changes his seasonal schedule and believes he is ready to compete among the Tour de France pretenders. Moreover, Zakarin’s goal is to take part also to the Vuelta a Espana in preparation to the 2018 World Championships in Innsbruck, Austria.
Van Aert allured by WorldTeams
Wout van Aert (Veranda’s Willems – Crelan) showed last Saturday at the Strade Bianche that he could be a terrific competitor also in road races. The skills of the twentry-three years old have been noted by several WorldTeams, which are intrested in signing the Belgian. Three times Cyclo-cross World Champion wants to keep racing over the muddy paths of his speciality but his agent Jef van den Bosch told to Het Laatste Nieuws that no door is closed at the moment.