VeloNews editors name their favorites for the final WorldTour race of the season, the Il Lombardia monument.
Saturday's Il Lombardia will feature two new climbs as organizers look to mix things up at the "Race of the Falling Leaves."
The final monument of the season, Italy's Il Lombardia will add even more tough climbs to its already hilly 240km course.
Vincenzo Nibali's bold attack and daring descent on the Civiglio earns him his first-career monument victory in Italy.
The Italians call it "grinta," and Vincenzo Nibali had it in spades on Sunday, dive-bombing a descent to win Il Lombardia
Results from the final monument of the season, Il Lombardia
The Italian champ attacks ahead of a tough downhill and makes the most of his descending skills to claim the final monument of the season
Two-time Lombardia winner Joaquim Rodriguez injures himself while training and is forced to withdraw from season's final monument race.
Cosmo Catalano and Dane Cash look ahead to the year's final monument classic, Il Lombardia, which takes place Sunday in Italy.
The fifth monument of the season is trying to return to its once prestigious status.