Matt Lloyd's season debut delayed by broken shoulder bone

Matt Lloyd attacks

Giro d'Italia star, Matt Lloyd will begin his season later than planned after breaking his shoulder while training at home in Melbourne, Australia.

"It could be, in a way, some kind of blessing in disguise," Lloyd told Australia's SBS. "A lot of guys don't get a chance to have forced recovery at this time of year because they have to start their programmes.

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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.