Mohoric building solidly at Valenciana towards main season goals

Matej Mohoric (Bahrain Victorious)
Matej Mohoric (Bahrain Victorious) (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Warming down outside the Bahrain Victorious team bus in a quiet country road after a hard-fought, very hilly first stage of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, Matej Mohoric could afford to be philosophical about his 2022 debut.

Ninth on the stage, the 27-year-old finished just behind a select group of five that in turn were chasing down stage winner Remco Evenepoel (QuickStep-AlphaVinyl), and podium finishers Alexandre Vlasov (Bora-Hansgrohe) and Carlos Rodriguez (Ineos Grenadiers).

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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.