July 14, 2024

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Ganna sneaks into the duel between Pogacar and Evenepoel

Ganna sneaks into the duel between Pogacar and Evenepoel

Duel is offered. Tirreno-Adriatico is presented as the first face-to-face between Tadej Pogacar and Remco Evenepoel. Both threaten to tyrannize the present and future of cycling for its quality, its youth, and its evils. Leader of the United Arab Emirates (23 years). It comes from winning the Strade Bianche in a big way And the Emirates tour. The Quick Step Leader (22) Shown for the first time in the Valencian Community He won the Algarve Tour. In their football career, the Belgian rival and the Slovenian champion, who already owns two Tours and two memorials, met with difficulty on the same path. For this reason, the 14-kilometer time trial with which the Bahrain Grand Prix opens has been watched by Italians with great interest to learn its behaviour.

Both scored at a high level. Evenpoel, the most specialized and compact, came in second. Always competitive and competitive, Pogacar ranked third. Before the two stars, an exceptional guest: the world champion against the clock, Filippo Gana, who did not miss the opportunity to show himself at the Lido di Camaiore.

“Mas” and “Landa” lose more than a minute

The Belgian came in second with a time of 11 seconds, and the Slovenian champion came third with a time of 18 seconds

There is no better way to wear a brand-new bike, white and rainbow-patterned, like his jersey, with his victories at Imola (2020) and Flanders (2021) engraved, than to ride over 54.5 km/h to smash the chrono. Flat back, refined style, never losing a straight line, moving watts, long sleeves, no gloves…everything in Ganna (Ineos) is aerodynamic. A few days’ beard is the only perk to resist air.

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It was his seventeenth victory in the method (for the two he has online). It took 11 seconds from Evenepoel and 18 from Pogacar, who were also at a higher level. They would have achieved victory if it wasn’t for Ganna getting in the way of a duel of their own. The Belgian, for example, took 59 seconds to Enric Mas (Movistar) and 1m11s to Landa (Bahrain). It was only the first day.

Paris Nice

Jacobsen beats Van Aert in the sprint after a stage that saw a lot of fans and wind

In Paris-Nice, Jumbo and Quick Step teamed up to assemble many fans for the second stage, on a very windy day. In a sprint (a group of 36 units arrived), Jacobsen defeated Van Aert. At least the jumbo jet keeps Laporte as captain.