Cowbells ahoy!!!! The Tour of Romandie kicked off with a technical, cobbley, punchy prologue where the biggest question of the day was road bike or TT bike?
Tour de Romandie Prologue: Fribourg to Fribourg, 4.02km
Michael Matthews (Sunweb) put his disappointing spring campaign firmly behind him by delivering his first victory of 2018. Bling zinged around the short, crazy prologue route just pipping long time leader and home favourite BMC’s Tom Bohli by a single second. Primoz Roglic (LottoNL-Jumbo) continued his great form from Itzulia Basque Country to round out the podium in third.
Video: I couldn’t find highlights of the prologue so here’s Mr Matthews with a happy post stage interview.
and an equally happy Mr Bohli receiving his best young rider jersey on the podium
Now THAT’S a prologue course
We love Alex Dowsett‘s vlogs on his life as a WorldTour professional. Yesterday he gave us his thoughts on the Tour of Romandie. Here’s how he did…
Get well soon Matthias…
Full race report at Cycling News
Header Image: Michael Matthews © Luc Claessen/Getty Images