Cobbles don't bother me, insists Nairo Quintana

With Nairo Quintana set to embark on his first cobbled races in March, the Colombian insists they're "not another world"

Nairo Quintana in action during Stage 1 of the 2015 Tour de San Luis

(Image credit: Watson)

Nairo Quintana insists riding on cobbles is not something that fazes him, saying the three sections of pavé in this year’s Tour de France will not cause him much bother.

The Colombian winner of the 2014 Giro d’Italia will take on the cobbles for the first time at the Dwars door Vlaanderen and E3-Harelbeke in March.

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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.