Renshaw thrown in at the deep end at the Classics

Mark Renshaw back in action at Scheldeprijs

Mark Renshaw ( Dimension Data ) says that getting his 2019 season under way at the Classics has been a difficult task, but that he's happy to be racing again and is looking forward to clocking up the miles. Renshaw missed the start of the season after he broke his pelvis when he was hit by a car during training in December. The delay, combined with the reduced programme that his team is riding this season, meant that there were fewer options for his comeback. In the end, he has been thrown into the deep end in Belgium, with the Classics well under way. Wednesday's Scheldeprijs was just his second race day of the year, and it just happens to be one of the most chaotic races on the Belgian calendar. "My first race, the Driedaagse Brugge-De Panne, was even worse," Renshaw told Cyclingnews . "It was a big shock ...

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