Fabian Cancellara leads calls for change after Tirreno blizzard

Trek Factory Racing's Fabian Cancellara takes to Twitter to call for rule changes after the peloton at Tirreno-Adriatico were forced to ride through a snow storm

Fabian Cancellara on stage five of the 2015 Tirreno-Adriatico (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Three weeks after he held court under a motorway bridge at the Tour of Oman, Fabian Cancellara again found himself leading the call for rule changes after extreme weather at Tirreno-Adriatico.

Whereas the stifling 45-degree heat of the desert was the issue in February, on Sunday riders felt the other end of the spectrum, riding the final kilometres to the top of the Terminillo in a blizzard.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.