Stig Broeckx ready for return to racing after motorbike injury

Seven weeks after breaking his collarbone in a collision with a motorbike, Lotto-Soudal's Stig Broeckx talks about his return to cycling

Stig Broeckx (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Lotto-Soudal's Stig Broeckx is set to make his racing comeback at the Tour of Turkey on April 24, two months after breaking his collarbone in a collision with a motorbike at Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne.

The 26-year-old Belgian was struck by the motor at high speed as it attempted to pass Broeckx's group and sidelined him for seven weeks.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.