Maximilian Schachmann (Bora-Hansgrohe) won stage 5 of the Volta Catalunya, surviving to the finish from a 4-rider breakaway. Michael Matthews (Team Sumweb) brought the bunch home for 2nd with our Ryan Gibbons placing 3rd. It was another tough stage at the Volta Catalunya, although considered a stage for the sprinters, the race still climbed over 2000m today. A strong 4-rider break animated the racing but a couple of teams from the peloton organised the chase for their sprinters, including Team Dimension Data. Jacques Janse van Rensburg put in a strong ride today at the head of the chasing peloton. Receiving assistance from Danilo Wyss and.