Fernando Gaviria v Caleb Ewan: The future of sprinting?

Fernando Gaviria got the better of Caleb Ewan on the first sprint stage of Tirreno-Adriatico, but will these two riders be rivals for years to come?

Fernando Gaviria & Caleb Ewan (Watson) Fernando Gaviria ( Etixx Quick-Step 1 ) and Caleb Ewan ( Orica-GreenEdge 2 ) placed first and second in Tirreno-Adriatico stage three today in Montalto di Castro, Italy, but more significantly, they could have signalled the future of sprinting.

Cycling s best sprinter over the last 10 years, Mark Cavendish ( Dimension Data 3 ) led the sprint for team-mate Edvald Boasson Hagen.

Lampre-Merida eyeing up talent at esteemed British junior team

VCUK’s alumni includes Adam and Simon Yates, as well as Hugh Carthy Thomas Pidcock, National Trophy cyclo-cross 2015, Bradford Italian WorldTour team Lampre-Merida 1 are looking to cherry pick the best of emerging British racing talent thanks to strengthened links with established junior team VCUK.

The northwest team, which has kickstarted the careers of current professionals Adam and Simon Yates, Hugh Carthy and Richard Handley, shares a clothing sponsor with Lampre: Champion System.