A muddy and cold Strade Bianche was won by Tiesj Benoot (Lotto-Soudal). Romain Bardet (AG2R La Mondiale) was second over the line, more than 39 seconds behind Benoot and Cyclocross World Champion, Wout Van Aert (Verandas Williams-Crelan) finished in 3rd. A cold and wet Strade Bianche was always going to be on the cards, given the past week’s weather in Italy. The 184km race also included 63km of gravel road, starting and ending in Siena. As the rain continued to fall, the start got underway with a number of riders looking to find the early break of the day. It took some time before a.