Inaugural Abu Dhabi Tour hailed a success by riders and organisers alike

Riders like Vincenzo Nibali, Ben Swift and Esteban Chaves praise the inaugural Abu Dhabi Tour, which has enjoyed a successful, if hot, debut

The peloton on stage 3 of the 2015 Abu Dhabi Tour (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

The Abu Dhabi Tour closed on the F1 Yas Marina Circuit on Sunday after four stages, and the feeling is one of celebration.

Despite the heat wave that affected racing, those that made the trip to the Middle East at the end of the 2015 season felt it was worth their time and that they were apart of something much larger for cycling.

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