Hugh Carthy on course for 2017 Giro d’Italia spot with Cannondale-Drapac

Young Brit set for second Grand Tour start with Cannondale-Drapac in Sardinia

Hugh Carthy attacks on stage one of the 2016 Vuelta Asturias

(Image credit: Watson)

Speaking at the team’s training camp near Girona, Cannondale-Drapac directeur sportif Charly Wegelius has revealed that Hugh Carthy is set to ride his debut Giro d’Italia for the team in 2017.

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Paul Knott is a fitness and features writer, who has also presented Cycling Weekly videos as well as contributing to the print magazine as well as online articles.  In 2020 he published his first book, The Official Tour de France Road Cycling Training Guide (Welbeck), a guide designed to help readers improve their cycling performance via cherrypicking from the strategies adopted by the pros.