The first Monument of the cycling season is the longest one day race on the professional calendar. The race is played out on a route of 291 kilometres with the finish on the Via Roma. The Poggio is crested with 5.4 kilometres remaining before a flying descent into San Remo.
Milan-SanRemo 2018 (Milan – SanRemo 291km) LIVESTREAM: Saturday, 17 March, starts at 14:30pm CET (Europe), 08:30am U.S. Eastern
Favourites for the win:
***** Peter Sagan
**** Michal Kwiatkowski, Greg Van Avermaet, Julian Alaphilippe
*** Arnaud Demare, Alexander Kristoff, Elia Viviani, Philippe Gilbert, Magnus Cort, Sonny Colbrelli, Andre Greipel
** Gianni Moscon, Oliver Naesen, Alexey Lutsenko, Jurgen Roelandts, Christophe Laporte, Matteo Trentin, Caleb Ewan, Edvald Boasson Hagen, Michael Matthews
* Luis Leon Sanchez, Vincenzo Nibali, Daniel Bennati, Sacha Modolo, Marcel Kittel, Nathan Haas, Danny Van Poppel, Jakub Mareczko, Edward Theuns, Jasper Stuyven