VIDEO: Where do cyclists go in the winter?

BBC Sport’s Matt Slater catches up with Pro Team Tinkoff-Saxo at their winter training camp in Gran Canaria.

The all-star squad fronted by six-time Grand Tour winner Alberto Contador and new, big-money signing Peter Sagan flock to the Canary Islands in order to prepare for the new cycling season.

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, Contador crashed out of this year’s Tour de France, but returned from injury to beat him in the year’s final Grand Tour, the Vuelta.

Next year the Spaniard will attempt a Giro d’Italia/Tour double.

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