Peter Kennaugh has taken some time off the bike due to personal health reasons following his return to racing at the Tour Down Under in January, his BORA – hansgrohe team has confirmed.
The Tour Down Under was his first race for BORA – hansgrohe having raced for Team Sky for the previous eight seasons. He finished the Australian stage race in 91st place overall.
In a statement from the team, they confirmed that: “Next week he will start training again to prepare himself for the second part of the season. His return to racing is not decided yet, but the team fully supports Peter in his preparations. After a first 6 – 8 week training period, the performance team and coaches will decide together with him which race will be appropriate for Peter to re-start his season.”