Viviani: Sky is the perfect team for me

Team Sky’s haul of bunch sprint victories in 2014 amounted to just two successes for Ben Swift, which goes some way to explaining the signing of Elia Viviani and Andy Fenn. Although not among the top rank of sprinters, the Italian and the Briton will provide Sky with more punch in field sprints, especially given the lead-out potential both should be able to call on.

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Peter Cossins has written about professional cycling since 1993 and is a contributing editor to Procycling. He is the author of The Monuments: The Grit and the Glory of Cycling's Greatest One-Day Races (Bloomsbury, March 2014) and has translated Christophe Bassons' autobiography, A Clean Break (Bloomsbury, July 2014).