Vuelta 2019: Stage 4 – Fabio Jakobsen takes victory by millimetres

Holy moly, it took a photo finish to sort out stage four’s sprint finish. When the image was processed it showed Deceuninick Quick Step’s Fabio Jakobsen out-lunging a fast finishing Sam Bennett (BORA-hansgrohe) to take victory by millimeters. Nicholas Roche (Sunweb) remains in red, the only other GC change being the abandon of Jumbo Visma’s Steven Kruijswijk. Continue reading

Vuelta 2019: Stage 2 – Quintana wins stage, Roche romps into red

After a full-on, salty-startin’, race-shakin’ Stage One team time trial, the second stage of Vuelta 2019 kept it siesta-inducing until a VERY spicy finale. Nairo Quintana (Movistar) won the stage by 5 seconds and Nicolas Roche of Sunweb rode into red as the GC received the kind of shake up normally reserved for a monster mountain stage.

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