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?

Fernando Gaviria kicks off Tour of Guangxi with bunch sprint win

Colombian sprinter Fernando Gaviria claims opening stage and race lead in the inaugural edition of the Tour of Guangxi in China

Fernando Gaviria celebrates after winning stage five of the 2017 Giro d’Italia

Colombian sprinter Fernando Gaviria claims opening stage and race lead in the inaugural edition of the Tour of Guangxi in China

Could some races find more success by dropping out of the WorldTour?

With a packed calendar, could races like the Tour of Turkey find more of an attraction without the demands of WorldTour status

Riders at the 2017 Tour of Turkey (ASO)

With a packed calendar, could races like the Tour of Turkey find more of an attraction without the demands of WorldTour status

Sam Bennett denied fifth Tour of Turkey stage win after crashing on final corner (video)

Irish sprinter Sam Bennett loses points classification lead due to unfortunate crash just before the finish in Istanbul
– Italian Diego Ulissi takes overall victory

Irish sprinter Sam Bennett loses points classification lead due to unfortunate crash just before the finish in Istanbul

Diego Ulissi wins Tour of Turkey climbing stage to take overall race lead (video)

Italian Diego Ulissi out-paces rivals on the Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey’s first mountain stage to claim the overall race lead from Sam Bennett

Diego Ulissi (UAE Team Emirates). Credit: Sunada

Italian Diego Ulissi out-paces rivals on the Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey’s first mountain stage to claim the overall race lead from Sam Bennett