Chaves: It's pretty early to reschedule the season

Crowd favourite Esteban Chaves has signed on for another two seasons at Mitchelton-Scott
Esteban Chaves in front of home crowds in Colombia (Image credit: Getty Images)

Under normal circumstances, Esteban Chaves would be racing Amstel Gold this weekend, with his form and fitness neatly dialed towards the Ardennes Classics. Instead, the Colombian climber is in lockdown in Bogota, flittering his time between Zwift rides and keeping his morale high. 

The Mitchelton-Scott rider watched on last week as the ASO and UCI rather brazenly unveiled their calendar 2.0 but, when it comes to deciding on his season objectives, the former Giro d’Italia runner up remains cautious.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.