Tom Pidcock: I didn’t know where I was going on the Poggio descent

Tom Pidcock (Ineos Grenadiers) on the Poggio
(Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Tom Pidcock (Ineos Grenadiers) admitted that while his preparation for Milan-San Remo was compromised by a slight knee injury, he was happy with his 15th place on his debut in one of the sports big-five Monument Classics.

The British rider has enjoyed a stellar start to his WorldTour career with Ineos, taking third in Kuurne-Brussels-Kurrne followed by fifth in Strade Bianche. On Saturday, he and his Ineos team were front and center on the Cipressa and the Poggio with Luke Rowe and Filippo Ganna playing pivotal roles in the race.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.