Trek-Segafredo rider's bike snapped clean in half in Herald Sun Tour crash

That's not going to buff out

Laurent Didier's bike after he crashed on stage one of the Herald Sun Tour

(Image credit: Con Chronis)

Trek-Segafredo may have enjoyed a dream start to the year with six wins to their name already in 2018, but things didn't go quite so well for Luxembourgish rider Laurent Didier on stage one of the Herald Sun Tour on Thursday.

As crosswinds ripped the race to pieces with around 30km to go on the 161.6km stage between Colac to Warrnambool, Didier was one of a number of riders brought down in crashes as riders scrambled to hold the wheels.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.