Luke Rowe dreams of Classics return just months after shattering his leg in more than 20 places

Rowe holding on to hope of Classics return after career-threatening injury

Luke Rowe at the 2017 Tour de France

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Six months ago Luke Rowe was lying in a Prague hospital bed with his leg shattered in 20 places, but with his recovery exceeding all expectations Rowe is beginning to dream of lining up in Team Sky colours at some point in the Spring Classics.

The Welshman will make his return to competitive action at the Abu Dhabi Tour, which starts on Wednesday, and although he has previously talked about his desire to make Team Sky's squad for the Tour de France in July, he now hopes to return to the most prestigious races in the sport months earlier.

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