Riders react to the cancellation of stage three at Paris-Nice

Riders backed the decision to cancel stage three of Paris-Nice due to adverse weather conditions, with many of them taking to Twitter to discuss the situation

The peloton on stage three of the 2016 Paris-Nice (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Not long after they'd had a warm shower and changed out of their drenched cycling clothes, many of the riders from Paris-Nice took to Twitter to talk about the stage's cancellation.

Organisers decided to cut stage three short, cancelling it completely just before the 100km mark because of snow and freezing temperatures on the course.

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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.