Albasini prolongs career so he can retire on the road

Michael Albasini (Mitchelton-Scott) (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Michael Albasini has decided to prolong his racing career until the end of the reformatted season by postponing a retirement that should have coincided with June’s edition of the Tour de Suisse. 

The Mitchelton-Scott veteran was meant set to hang up his wheels after  his 16th participation in his home race, but with the event cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Swiss rider has come to an agreement with his team to race until the end of the year. Albasini is still planning on riding this year’s original Tour de Suisse route as he looks to pay homage to a race in which he has enjoyed huge success over the years.

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