17: Alaphilippe extends his winning run to Sanremo
In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe dissect the first one-day Monument of the season, Milan-Sanremo.
The race was won Deceuninck-Quick Step's Julian Alaphilippe, who has been in blistering form this spring. The Frenchman outwitted a group that contained world champion's past and present, on the road and in cyclo-cross, grand tour champions and the European champion.
And yet Richard suggests Alaphilippe won in spite of his tactics, not because of them…
We also discuss the departure of Sir Gary Verity from Welcome to Yorkshire following allegations over his expenses claims and behaviour.
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