Seven day round-up: Shimano 105 groupset, Tour of Britain route & more

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Seven day round-up: Shimano 105 groupset, Tour of Britain route & more

The best of the last week on RCUK

Peter Sagan is the in-form rider among the main contenders for the Ronde (pic: Sirotti)

Sunday (April 6) marks the start of the biggest week of one-day racing on professional cycling’s elite UCI WorldTour calendar.

The Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix mark two of the oldest, most prestigious one-day races in the world, with the Ronde first up.

Defending champion Fabian Cancellara (Trek Factory Racing), fierce rival Tom Boonen (Omega Pharma-Quickstep) and in-form Slovakian ace Peter Sagan (Cannondale) start as favourites.

Read our full preview of the revamped route and all the chief contenders here.

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