Former cyclo-cross world champion Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) created a huge surprise in beating the time trial specialists to claim his first victory of the 2019 season with stage 4 of the 71st Critérium du Dauphiné. Tejay van Garderen (EF Education First) and Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) rounded the podium and Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) moved into the yellow-blue...
"We knew it would be a hard day but it was a very good course for me, really. These big long straights aren’t my favourites but I put my head down and rode the climb as fast as possible. I made a good time. It was a good day for me. It’s a sprinters’ stage tomorrow, so hopefully other teams will be eager to control. It’ll be a massive task to bring the...
It’s a great win. I can’t believe it. I worked a lot on my time trialling these past few weeks but I didn’t expect to win today. I’m super happy. Obviously it was a good course for me on the long straight roads. I knew before that I was a good time trialist but I never had a chance to focus on it and I never had the right material before. Now with a very...
|Road||Kilometers||Schedules Local Time|
|From the finish||From the start||P||D|
|VC La Montouse (VC-D51)||17.1||9||13:16||16:09|
|D51 Préfol (Saint-André-d'Apchon)||14.6||11.5||13:20||16:13|
|POUILLY LES NONAINS||7.1||19||13:29||16:22|
|D9 RIORGES (D9-D31)||3.6||22.5||13:34||16:27|
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