E3 Harelbeke: Stems of information

Rider stems, E3 2013

Even in this digital age, sticking lists detailing a race's most salient challenges - be it hills, cobbled sections and sometimes both combined - onto stems remains a rider favourite.

Cycling Weekly took a closer look at this before Friday's E3 Harelbeke, and found there are varying degrees of detail and presentation among those who like to have a miniature race manual within eyeshot.

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