Mark Cavendish (Etixx-Quick Step) won the opening and closing stages of the second edition of the Dubai Tour to clinch overall victory from Giant-Alpecin’s John Degenkolb, who had taken the leader’s blue jersey in a brutal uphill sprint on the penultimate stage. Continue reading
Chris, Kathi and Tim review the inaugural Dubai Tour, where Taylor Phinney and Marcel Kittel were the week’s big shots. And we also take a punt at some long shots who just might surprise us in 2014.
The inaugural Dubai Tour was a cracking little race, especially for SprintKing™ Marcel Kittel, who took a hat-trick of stages. Taylor Phinney donned the leader’s jersey after a storming stage one time trial and it never left his back. His teammate Steven Cummings and Garmin’s Lasse Norman Hansen completed the final podium. A super, sunny remedy to our own wet February.