Adam Yates runs riot on the slopes of Jebel Hafeet on first day in the mountains at the UAE Tour.
Stage 3, UAE Tour
Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) tested his legs with 6km to go and pulled out a winning margin of over a minute in solo ride to victory. Tadej Pogacar (UAE-Team Emirates) and Alexey Lutsenko (Astana) chased hard but could not get back on terms, finishing second and third respectively. Yates now holds the race lead by a walloping 1:07mins to Pogacar.
It’s my first race of the season, so it’s difficult to know how everyone’s going. I just really wanted to test my legs and see where I am, so I attacked maybe a little too early, but in the end I felt good. – Adam Yates
Uff… Can’t imagine a climbing in that climate
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