Steve Cummings: ‘It’s been a terrible year, there’s no sugar coating it’

Brit puts poor year down to a multitude of changes as he aims for a possible stage win at the Vuelta a España

Steve Cummings at the Volta a Catalunya 2018 (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

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British rider Steve Cummings puts his "terrible" 2018 season down to multiple factors including a change in his race programme at Team Dimension Data.

Cummings, who currently has a chest cold, is starting the Vuelta a España in Málaga on Saturday with the team after a tough year. The goal is to help Louis Meintjes win the race overall.

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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.