Alaphilippe will debut in his new rainbow jersey at Milano-Torino and will also race Il Lombardia. The Italian and European champion Colbrelli, winner of Sunday’s Paris-Roubaix, will race Gran Piemonte. Several big names of international pro cycling will battle it out across the three Autumn races.
Il Lombardia presented by Eolo, 9 October (25 teams of 7 riders each: 19 UCI WorldTeams and 6 UCI ProTeams)
The last Monument Classic of the season, which this year will start from Como and end in Bergamo along a new, highly selective route that promises a great spectacle with 6 climbs and 4,500 metres of total elevation gain.
After Milano-Torino, the following riders are also expected to ride Il Lombardia: Julian Alaphilippe, Tadej Pogacar, Primož Roglič, Chris Froome, Vincenzo Nibali, Aleksandr Vlasov, Thibaut Pinot, Tao Geoghegan Hart and Adam Yates, Romain Bardet and Simon Yates. There will also be Remco Evenepoel (Deceuninck – Quick-Step), Rigoberto Uran (EF Education – Nippo), Bauke Mollema (Trek – Segafredo), who won the race in 2019, and the winners in Bergamo of the 2016 and 2014 editions Esteban Chaves (Team Bike Exchange) and Daniel Martin (Israel Start-Up Nation).