Moscon returns to racing but Classics prospects remain an unknown

In the final part of the 2018 season, Gianni Moscon produced a remarkable sequence of results on returning from the suspension he received for aiming a blow at Elie Gesbert on stage 15 of the Tour de France. The Team Sky rider claimed the Giro della Toscana, the Coppa Agostoni, the Italian time trial title and the Tour of Guangxi during a purple patch that also saw him place 5th at the World Championships in his adopted home of Innsbruck, Austria.

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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.