Woods: Roglic is the rider to beat at Il Lombardia

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Michael Woods' impressive solo victory at Milan-Torino has boosted his confidence for Il Lombardia and rightly gave him a place in the list of eight big-name riders who are expected to fight for victory in the final Monument of the 2019 season. 

However, the Canadian has named Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) as the rider to beat after he rode away from Woods and everyone else at the Giro dell'Emilia last Sunday.

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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.