This continental circuit is rapidly expanding and now includes some 40 events ranging from one-day races to classic stage races. More than 40 teams registered on the continent compete against each other and against top teams from abroad.
For the second year running and fourth time in his career, Alejandro Valverde (Movistar Team) has been confirmed as the winner of the UCI WorldTour’s individual classification, with Movistar Team repeating their 2013 and 2014 triumph in the teams ranking and Spain, once again, classified as the UCI WorldTour’s top nation.
Peter Sagan has enjoyed huge popularity over the last few years. At 25 years of age, the new UCI World Champion is well-liked not only because of his temperament as a rider, but also his attitude off the bike. But who exactly is this precocious athlete?