Six things to look out for at Il Lombardia

Classic climbs, Sky vs Quick-Step and Nibali's form

Esteban Chaves attacks in the 2016 Il Lombardia (Sunada)
(Image credit: Watson)


Il Lombardia has a rich cycling history (Watson)
(Image credit: Graham Watson)

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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.