Chris Froome showed his form is on the up at the Giro d’Italia by winning stage 14, a summit finish on Monte Zoncolan. Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) finished second with Domenico Pozzivivo (Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team) taking third place. Stage 14 of the Giro d’Italia ended with the summit of the iconic Monte Zoncolan. The stage stretched for 186km in total though with Zoncolan making up the final 10.1km, at an average gradient of 11.9%. A group of containing Enrico Barbin (Bardiani CSF), Francesco Gavazzi (Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec), Mads Pedersen (Trek-Segafredo), Valerio Conti (UAE Team Emirates), Matteo Montaguti (AG2R La Mondiale), Laurent Didier (Trek-Segafredo) and Jacopo.
Stage four at the Tour of Norway was won by Dylan Groenewegen (Team LottoNL-Jumbo) in an sprint finish. Alan Banaszek (CCC Sprandi Polkowice) was second ahead of Kristoffer Halvorsen (Team Sky). Stage four at the Tour of Norway spanned 218km from Kongsvinger to Brumunddalwith. The stage included a category two and category three climb, with a number of other uncategorized undulations throughout the stage. A break of six riders initially went clear, with Warnier (WB Aqua Protect Veranclassic) returning to the peloton once he collected the points from the intermediate sprint. Team Dimension Data, like the previous stages, worked at the front with Team LottoNL-Jumbo.
The tough penultimate stage of the Amgen Tour of California saw Egan Bernal (Team Sky) solo to victory in South Lake Tahoe. Lachlan Morton put in a strong ride for Team Dimension Data finishing just outside the top-10, in 14th place. Earlier on in the race Tom-Jelte Slagter had spent most of the day in the 9-rider breakaway over the course of nearly 200km. Only once he had been reeled in did the fireworks start with Morton initiating one of the first, riding straight past the remaining two escapees. With a definitive day for the GC, Team Sky held the strongest hand, neutralising his move,.