There is NOTHING I love better than a daring breakaway smashing the odds and breaking the dreams of the sprint teams and that’s EXACTLY what happened in Stage 18 of the Tour de France. It took all four of the breakaway riders to keep the fast men at bay but only one could win. That honour went to Soudal Quick-Step’s Dane Kasper Asgreen. My moment of joy is for the quartet that dared and won.
The Giro’s 15th stage brought us yet another win for the breakaway. Victor Campenaerts notched up another win for Team Qhubeka ASSOS, pipping Oscar Riesebeek of Alpecin Fenix at the line. Nikias Arndt of Team DSM finished off the podium. It was as you were for the GC guys, apart from Bora’s Emanuel Buchmann who had to call it quits after a huge crash just after the start of the stage. Continue reading
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