Five things to look out for at Strade Bianche 2020

Van der Poel and Van Vleuten, the return of WorldTour racing and those iconic white roads - here are the things to watch

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The tentative return of World Tour racing

This Saturday, a whole 149 days after becoming the first high-profile race to be cancelled as a result of the spread of coronavirus, a rescheduled Strade Bianche is set to take place, marking the beginning of an uncertain new era of racing.

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Stephen Puddicombe is a freelance journalist for Cycling Weekly, who regularly contributes to our World Tour racing coverage with race reports, news stories, interviews and features. Outside of cycling, he also enjoys writing about film and TV - but you won't find much of that content embedded into his CW articles.