Talk of 'The Classics' tends to invoke thoughts of spring in northern Europe, but the fifth of the five Monuments gets underway in October in Italy. Il Lombardia kicks off Saturday in Bergamo, offering the climbers a tasty opportunity to nab a big one-day win before the road cycling season comes to a close.
The Recon Ride previews 'the race of the falling leaves', looking into the route and the favourites, with a bit of expert analysis from Lotto Soudal's Tim Wellens.
Click here to subscribe to the Cyclingnews podcast.
Thank you for signing up to Cycling News. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.