Oct 4, 2013
Was Florence the last chance for Generation Cancellara?
With course profiles getting steeper and more difficult, are the veterans in the peloton moving down the list of favorites for the road world title? Photo: Graham Watson Joaquim Rodriguez shouldn't have been the only top rider crying Sunday after letting the rainbow jersey slip away in Florence.
Rui Costa wins men's road race at the 2013 world championships
Costa had been off the front in the final lap of the 272.2km race with Joaquim Rodriguez and Alejandro Valverde and a resurgent Vincenzo Nibali , who fought back from a crash to be in contention for the rainbow jersey.
Team Sky use their Tour de France skills to take bronze in Florence
Chris Froome headed to Monaco for a few days at home before the world championship road race with a bronze medal around his neck and a smile on his face after an impressive performance by Team Sky in the team time trial world championships.
Minguez: Spain will work for Valverde at Worlds
New Spanish road trainer Javier Minguez has confirmed that Alejandro Valverde will be the main leader of his nine-man team in the men's road-race next Sunday.
Italy's road worlds squad centered around Nibali, Pozzato
Italy's national team is 90 percent formed ahead of the road race at the world championships that takes place September 29 in Florence.