You've got it back to front. Evans struggled with riding in the peloton until McEwen showed him how to read it and move up without wasting energy.Scarponi said:I think in McEwens book he said he didn’t reallymovingtarget said:yaco said:As a junior in Australia, Ewan won an ITT title and was about the best climber - Allbeit that juniors are different to seniors - Ewan has shown no capacity to ride on cobbles which is a shame - Some riders just can't do it.
Good cobbles riders tend to be much heavier than Ewan though some climbers seem to do okay on them. McEwen never had much success on the cobbles either and he was bigger than Caleb. Of course it's not just about weight.
Learn how to surf a peloton until Caden Evans showed him how, but by that time his career was already 3/4 over