Tough new Strade Bianche course 'tips the scales' in favour of climbers, Matej Mohorič says

Slovenian says adjustments to the route will make race a 'journey into the unknown’

Matej Mohoric
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This year’s Strade Bianche adjusted course favours climbers, Matej Mohorič has said, ahead of the Classic on Saturday.

Recent editions of the Italian Classic have been won by lighter, more explosive riders like Tom Pidcock and Tadej Pogačar. Mohorič believes that the addition of an extra loop in the final part of the course puts the race even more in their favour. 

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Tom joined Cycling Weekly in early 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

He has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the recent Glasgow World Championships. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world and interviewed some of the sport's top riders. 

When not writing news scoops from the WorldTour, or covering stories from elsewhere in the domestic professional scene, he reports on goings on at bike shops up and down the UK, where he is based when not out on the road at races. He has also appeared on the Radio Cycling podcast.