Wout Poels: Chris Froome should skip the Giro and join the elite group of Tour winners

The Dutchman says his team-mate can’t afford to pass on the opportunity to become a five-time Tour de France champion

Chris Froome on stage eight of the 2017 Tour de France.

The Dutchman says his team-mate can’t afford to pass on the opportunity to become a five-time Tour de France champion

‘They stretchered me out of the ravine with a broken back, then someone drove a motorbike over my leg’

Jan Bakelants talks about the medical treatment he received after crashing at Il Lombardia

Jan Bakelants on stage 18 of the Tour de France

Jan Bakelants is unsure if he will ever race a bike again after breaking his back in a dramatic crash at Il Lombardia three weeks ago, revealing that someone accidentally drove a motorbike over his leg while he was receiving treatment on the road.

How do professional riders spend the off-season?

With the WorldTour season now longer than ever, how do riders spend the valuable off time in the winter?

The peloton at Il Lombardia (Sunada)

With the WorldTour season now longer than ever, how do riders spend the valuable off time in the winter?

‘It’s difficult to think of myself as a pro’: Sky’s Beñat Intxausti reflects on his long battle with illness

The Basque rider has missed most of the past two seasons through mononucleosis, but will be kept on with Team Sky through 2018

Benat Intxausti on stage one of the 2016 Tour of Poland. Photo: Graham Watson

The Basque rider has missed most of the past two seasons through mononucleosis, but will be kept on with Team Sky through 2018

Eight types of cyclists you see on every winter ride

It’s a tough time of year, but these eight types of winter cyclists are always out on the roads

It’s a tough time of year, but these eight types of winter cyclists are always out on the roads