Formolo: It’s better to have Hirschi in the team than racing against us

SAINT MARTIN DE BELLEVILLE FRANCE AUGUST 14 Davide Formolo of Italy and Team UAE Team Emirates Breakaway during the 72nd Criterium du Dauphine 2020 Stage 3 a 157km stage from Corenc to Saint Martin de Belleville 1419m dauphine Dauphin on August 14 2020 in Saint Martin de Belleville France Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images
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The year is new, but the question is old. Davide Formolo has been facing it ever since he turned professional with Cannondale in 2014 and never really arrived at an answer. In truth, he hasn’t felt the need.

Should he focus his attention on the Grand Tours or the Ardennes Classics? 

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.