Phinney: I'm taking it one step at time, trying to have fun

Taylor Phinney went largely unnoticed at the start of Strade Bianche and the American finished 76th in Siena, in a large final group that also included Filippo Pozzato (Southeast), Tony Martin (Etixx-QuickStep) and Oscar Gatto (Tinkoff). They were 24:15 down on Cancellara and ruled outside the time limit.

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Stephen Farrand
Head of News

Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.