Stefan Kung wins the Tour of Valencia but the ground work was already laid after stage 4. Timothy Dupont of Belgium gave it a mighty push during the final sprint but could only finish 3rd. Arnaud Demarie of France winning this 92 kilometer sprint friendly course stage.
Never underestimate the role lady luck plays in sport.Ask Enric Mas. The overnight general classification leader in the Tour of Valencia had a puncture during his time trial race. Mas would be gutted by the unfortunate turn of events. The road looked so smooth with no obstructions but hey we all have seen the tiniestContinue reading “VUELTA A VALENCIA STAGE 4”
Caught up with the Tour of Valencia at the third stage. Pretty tricky course with winding ascending roads. Enric Mas took the stage win and seized the yellow jersey. At the end it was down to three riders at the front Mas,Victor Lafay and Elie Gersbert. With 2 km to go the steep uphill rideContinue reading “VUELTA A VALENCIA STAGE 3”
It was a 1-2-3 overall finish for Ineo Grenadiers in Barcelona after the final stage. Adam Yates who joined Ineos this year is the winner of the Volta A Catalunya. He finished ninth in the final stage 45 seconds behind stage winner Thomas De Gendt from Belgium. He beat Matej Mohoric in the break awayContinue reading “VOLTA A CATALUNYA STAGE 7”
With a course suited for the early break away, I was surprised no one was willing to risk it early. A very competitive sprint at the end was won by Peter Pagan. Adam Yates still has overall lead going into the final stage on Sunday.
Esteban Chaves deservedly won stage 4 but Adam Yates pushed him to the limit in the final climb with just 7 kilometres of the race to go. Yates maintained his overall lead despite finishing fourth. After opening up the sizable gap, Chaves could afford to drop off with 1.5 kilometres to go. This allowed EnricContinue reading “VOLTA A CATALUNYA STAGE 4”
Primoz Roglic won the last Grand tour of the Covid hit season capping off an impressive team effort by Team Jumbo.136 kilometer course from Hipodromo de la Zarzuela to Madrid was won by Pascal Ackermann who won the final sprint ahead of Sam Bennett. Rnk Prev ▼▲ Rider Team UCI Pnt Time 1 1 –Continue reading “La Vuelta a Espana Stage 18 Highlight”
Roglic looks set to win La Vuelta after holding off a spirited attempt by Carapaz to wrestle the overall lead away from Primoz. A frantic finish saw Roglic only lose 25 seconds of his overnight 45 second lead. He is now in poll position to finish with the red jersey on Sunday’s final stage. DavidContinue reading “La Vuelta a Espana stage 17 Highlights”
Magnus Cort of EF Pro won a hectic sprint ahead of race leader Roglic to win Stage 16. Primoz would be for the extra 6 seconds on Carapaz despite finishing second here, meaning he now has a 45 second lead with the red jersey. Total distance covered : 162 km RANK RIDER RIDER NO. TEAM TIMESContinue reading “La Vuelta a Espana Stage 16 Highlights”
Primos Roglic reclaimed the red jersey from Richard Carapaz after winning stage 13 in Spain. Carapaz finished a disappointing 7th yesterday a whole 49 seconds behind Roglic in the time trial.