Taylor Phinney to reunite with first love

American on course for spring classics despite rough Paris-Nice campaign

Taylor Phinney was active in the race as BMC continue to show well this season under their new management structure

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Taylor Phinney is due to be reunited with a first love from Sunday at Milan-San Remo. The Monument marks the start of the spring classics that Phinney holds in the same high esteem as the Olympics and UCI Road World Championships.

Paris-Roubaix is closest to the 23 year old’s competitive heart but second is La Classica di Primavera, which features a retro route more suitable to sprinters this season.

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Sophie Smith is an Australian journalist, broadcaster and author of Pain & Privilege: Inside Le Tour. She follows the WorldTour circuit, working for British, Australian and US press, and has covered 10 Tours de France.