Felix Lowe rounds up a busy week of early-season activity for Tour de France hopefuls.
As 2013 draws to a close, our cycling blogger takes a look back at all the main stories from the past 12 months.
Spain's Joaquim Rodriguez gained some consolation for his world championships defeat by winning the Tour of Lombardy.
Portuguese Rui Costa kept his composure in a tense finale to upset the favourites and win the world championships road race.
Joaquim Rodriguez lost out to Portugal's Rui Costa in the world championships road race on Sunday.
Fabian Cancellara will start a one-day race with a big target on his back in Sunday's elite race at the world championships.
Our cycling scribe casts his eye over the runners and riders for Sunday's World Championship road race.
Chris Horner, 41, became the oldest winner of a Grand Tour as he sealed victory in the Vuelta a Espana.
Frenchman Kenny Elissonde won stage 20 on Saturday as American Chris Horner tightened his grip on the red jersey.
Joaquim Rodríguez won stage 19 of the Vuelta a Espana in Alto del Naranco as Chris Horner took the red jersey.
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