Chris Froome is already looking to reclaim the Tour de France yellow jersey in 2015 after his title defence ended with a fractured wrist and hand before the race hit the high mountains.
Sir Bradley Wiggins has been added to Team Sky's line-up for Sunday's Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic, becoming the first former Tour de France winner to take part in the event.
Roman Kreuziger has claimed the International Cycling Union broke its own rules by provisionally suspending him based on biological passport irregularities dating back to 2012.
Anger drove England's Alex Dowsett to Commonwealth Games gold in the men's road time-trial after illness ruined his hopes of competing in his first Tour de France.
David Millar likened the excitement around his first Glasgow 2014 experience to a Tour de France stage after finishing eighth in the time trial.
The Scot goes into Sunday's road race with greater expectations for himself but the atmosphere in his home nation exceeded his wildest dreams.
What an excellent mug, Sir Brad. (Miguel Indurain is of course one of Wiggins' great cycling heroes.)
After a gutsy fourth-placed finish in this year's Tour, it looks like Movistar 'leader' Alejandro Valverde will have to make way for his much younger team-mate Nairo Quintana in terms of the team's GC ambitions in 2015.