Adam Yates aims for next 'big goal' in Tirreno-Adriatico

British Orica-GreenEdge rider Adam Yates is aiming for the top step of the podium in Tirreno-Adriatico in Italy this week

Adam Yates

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Adam Yates does not hesitate to name his goals. The British team Orica-GreenEdge rider wants to win Italy's Tirreno-Adriatico stage race after placing ninth last year.

Yates finished with Orica-GreenEdge 25 seconds behind winners BMC Racing in the opening team time trial in Lido di Camaiore today. Back at the team bus, he explained that he has been working for a WorldTour win after making steady steps in his first two years as a professional.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.