Stage 10 of the Tour de France was another thriller… Edvald Boasson Hagen came so close to victory, finishing 3rd on the stage. Here are our impressions..
The Tour of Poland got underway today with a short stage held on the streets of Warsaw. See how it panned out here: http://africasteam.com/2016/07/12/tour-of-poland-1-nervy-circuit-race-in-warsaw-get-poland-tour-going/.
Michael Matthews (Orica-BikeExchange) won the 10th stage of the Tour de France, out sprinting Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) and Edvald Boasson Hagen respectively. The 10th stage was seen as a slightly unpredictable stage as it began with a 22km category 1 climb and then gently rolled downhill to finish after 197km in Revel. Our African Team saw it as an important stage to get riders into the break and so Boasson Hagen and Steve Cummings did just that. A total of 15 riders made the break of the day, with some of the highest profile riders represented in the move from a variety of teams. The.
Davide Martinelli (Etixx-Quickstep) won the opening stage of the Tour of Poland ahead of teammate Fernando Gavira, Caleb Ewan (Orica-BikeExchange) placed 3rd in the big bunch sprint finish. It was just a short 138km stage to get racing underway in Poland, with the majority of the route taking place on a city circuit in Warsaw. The rain fell for the better part of the day and with a fair amount of road furniture about in the city streets, it was a nervous peloton racing toward the finish. 6 riders tried there luck with an early escape but as is usually the case with these big.
Stage 9 of the Tour de France took the race into Andorra, what a beautiful place as shown here by Gruber Images..