AG2R is powering the chase again within the peloton nowadays, with Porte’s Trek-Segafredo teammates covered up at the back of them


CCC Workforce’s Joey Rosskopf, the present mountains chief, began the day 58 seconds down and is the digital chief at the highway.


Race radio says James Piccoli isn’t within the breakaway for Israel Get started-up Country. Fairly, it is Rick Zabel. That makes it Zabel and Greipel within the transfer for the first-year WorldTour crew


The breakaway has 3:30 at the bunch, and we3’ve were given names!

Trek-Segafredo – Reijnen
Lotto Souda – Matthew Holmes, Jonathan Dibben
Cofidis – Mathias Le Turnier, Kenneth Van Bilsen
Deceuninck-QuickStep – Shane Archbold, Iljo Keisse
Workforce Ineos – Luke Rowe
CCC Workforce – Joey Rosskopf
Israel Get started-Up Country – Andre Greipel, James Piccoli
UAE Workforce Emirates – Vegard Stake Laengen, Marco Marcato
Bora-Hansgrohe – Cesare Benedetti
Astana – Manuele Boaro
Workforce Sunweb – Michael Storer
Groupama-FDJ – Bruno Armirail
Movistar – Juri Hollmann
NTT Professional Biking – Dylan Sunderland
Jumbo-Visma – Bert-Jan Lindeman
Bahrain McLaren – Domen Novak, Marco Haller
EF Professional Biking  – Mitch Docker, Jonas Rutsch
UniSA – Sam Welsford, Cameron Scott


20km into the day, and the space has long gone as much as 2:10 to a breakaway of 26. We are seeking to get the Cyclingnews blimp shut sufficient to get some numbers and determine who’s the transfer.


This workforce of 25-30 riders has escaped and has a 1:25 hole. The entire groups are represented, however that is without a doubt going to shake up a large number of plans


UniSA are frightened to get somebody within the wreck nowadays, however the peloton hasn’t liked the make-u.s.of the makes an attempt thus far and has close the whole thing down for one explanation why or any other.

A big workforce, most likely too massive for good fortune, is attempting to break out now.


The tempo automotive is pulling away and assaults have already began. That is going to be a blistering degree


The peloton is stacked up at the back of the white Subaru tempo automotive because the riders are champing on the bit too get going…


…aaaaaaaaand we are rolling, race lovers, for a short lived impartial get started!


Temperature nowadays in McLaren Vale is 20.6 C  – or 69 F.


As of late is all about Willunga Hill and the 2 ascents that come on the again finish of the day. As Mat Hayman issues out in his preview, the race regularly comes all the way down to seconds, and it looks as if ti will  once more this yr.

“We have now controlled to tug it off with Daryl Impey for the final couple of years, however Richie Porte has been the king of Willunga for plenty of years. I have virtually misplaced rely, however he isn’t gained the race too repeatedly.”

Learn extra from Hayman at the ultimate statge HERE


And the present general standings …

Common Classification after degree 5

1 Daryl Impey (RSA) Mitchelton-Scott 17:12:15

2 Richie Porte (Aus) Trek-Segafredo 0:00:02

Three Rob Energy (Aus) Workforce Sunweb 0:00:09

four Simon Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott  0:00:13

Five George Bennett (NZl) Jumbo-Visma  0:00:14

6 Diego Ulissi (Ita) UAE Workforce Emirates 0:00:17

7 Simon Geschke (Ger) CCC Workforce 0:00:17

eight Rohan Dennis (Aus) Workforce Ineos 0:00:17

nine Dylan Van Baarle (Ned) Workforce Ineos  0:00:17

10 Luke Hamilton (NZl) Mitchelton-Scott 0:00:25


By the use of overview, this is the highest 10 from the day past’s degree.

Level Five best 10:

1 Giacmomo Nizzolo (Ita) NTT Professional Biking 3:32:45

2 Simone Consonni (Ita) Cofidis

2 Sam Bennett (Irl) Deceuninck-QuickStep

four Michael Morkov (Den) Decenuninck-QuickStep

Five Jasper Philipsen (Bel) UAE Workforce Emirates

6 Andre Greipel (Ger) Israel Syart-Up Country

7 Kristoffer Halvorsen (Now) EF Professional Biking

eight Caleb ewan (Aus) Lotto Soudal

nine Fabio Felline (Ita) Astana

10 Daryl Impey (RSA) Mitchelton-Scott


As of late’s degree begins like earlier days, with two intermediate sprints previous the KOMs. The sprints are a little bit farther out nowadays, on the other hand. The primary comes at 63.4km, in Esplanade, and the second one at 103.4km, additionally at Esplanade.

The 2 journeys up Willunga Hil on the finish of the day account for the general KOMs of the race, coming at 129.1km and once more on the end line. 


Level 6 will make a decision the total race with two ascents of Willunga Hill

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