Team Sky won the team time trial of the 70th Critérium du Dauphiné with an important margin over BMC in the 35-km long stage 3 from Pont-de-Vaux to Louhans-Châteaurenaud. They brought Michal Kwiatkowski back in the lead of the overall ranking with an advantage of more than one minute over Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott), almost...
“It’s perfect. We’ve ridden really well. It was fluid and fast. It’s probably one of Team Sky’s best time trials ever. Now we have four hard stages ahead of us and we’ll see how it goes. But we’ll defend the jersey. We’ve got several cards to play but it’ll still be difficult to win, that’s...
“Today it was just perfect. We had a really smooth ride as a team. It’s been a very nice team performance. We paced very well on the climbs. It was simply perfect. It’s the best TTT I’ve ever done. For sure I’m really happy. I’m here to support G [Geraint Thomas] and Kwiato to try and bring home the overall...
“It’s been a fantastic moment to ride the team time trial with the yellow-blue jersey. I’ve felt very proud. If you told me I’d come to the Dauphiné and I’d be in this jersey one day, I would have taken it, so I’m happy. I would have loved to keep the jersey but we’ve done our best and that’s...
“I’m so happy that I got no major issue after the crash yesterday. If I could have picked up one stage win in the Dauphiné, I’d like it to be the TTT. It’s a wonderful feeling to win as a team. We rode a perfect stage, technically and tactically, on the entire course. The 35km were demanding with changing rhythm...
|Road||Kilometers||Schedules Local Time|
|From the finish||From the start||P||D|
|FRANCE AIN (01) VC PONT-DE-VAUX (VC-D26-VC-D2)||35||0||14:50||15:53|
|VC PONT-DE-VAUX (VC-D26-VC-D2)||35||0||14:50||15:53|
|D12 ROMENAY (D12-D975-VC-D12)||21.5||13.5||15:05||16:08|
|La Rippe des Monts||16.5||18.5||15:11||16:14|
|LOUHANS (Entrée) (D12-VC-D678)||3||32||15:26||16:29|
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