Primoz Roglic’s LottoNL team land time trial and hand him the green jersey

06 September 2018 03:45
• Quickstep’s Alaphilippe and Jungels poised to swoop • Poels of Team Sky also handily placed for Friday’s crunchThe 14-kilometre time trial from the Forest Park to the pass between Whinlatter and Grizedale in Cumbria was a novelty for the Tour of Britain, but the main beneficiaries were less of a surprise. Victory for Primoz Roglic’s LottoNL-Jumbo team placed the Slovenian in the race leader’s green jersey, but he goes into Friday’sdecisive stage through the Lake District with the Quickstep duo Julian Alaphilippe and Bob Jungels breathing down his neck and Team Sky’s Wout Poels handily placed.Finishing a team time trial uphill with the time taken on the fourth rider across the line magnified the central dilemma presented by the discipline: how to manage the weaker elements and hold the show together while going as fast as possible. Related: André Greipel sprints to second Tour of Britain stage victory Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian