Scott Davies followed up his excellent performance in stage 2 of the Tour of Britain with a gritty ride in stage 3, in the process ensuring he remained in the King of the Mountains jersey and also moved into 10th spot on the GC. The 127km stage starting and finishing in Bristol was won by Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors) who saw off Patrick Bevin (BMC) and Emīls Liepins (One Pro) who was third. The racing itself was high-paced with numerous attempts at forming breakaways with Tony Martin (Katusha) prominent before the 4-man group was finally caught within the final 10km. That last stretch included a.
Elia Viviani (Quickstep-Floors) claimed his second win of La Vuelta a Espana by outsprinting Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) and Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek-Segafredo) on today’s stage 10 of the race. After the summit finish of La Covatilla, the peloton enjoyed the first rest day of the race yesterday, before a relatively flat day of racing for stage 10 today. The stage contained only one category three climb, so the 177km stage saw a break of two riders being controlled by the sprinters teams until the catch was made with 30km to go. Another solo attack was neutralised in the final 9kms of racing and from there, the.
Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka is delighted to announce that Enrico Gasparotto will be joining the team from 1 January, 2019. The Italian brings with him a wealth of experience and further bolsters both our current rider roster and the raft of new signings made in recent weeks. The 36-year old’s had a strong 2018; his 3rd place at the Amstel Gold Race the highlight as it saw him on the podium alongside fellow new signings Michael Valgren and Roman Kreuziger. He also won the race both in 2012 and 2016. Other notable performances include a number of top-10 stage finishes at the Tour de.