Tejay Van Garderen (BMC): “It seems like everyday is a one day race. The TTT is always nervous, crosswinds yesterday, and today was already high mountains. I think me and (Nicolas) Roche we've shown that we were ready for the GC fight although we still have a long three weeks to go. Today showed that we're going well as a team. It would have been nice to take the red jersey but I'm only two seconds back after a few tough stages and we've already gained some time on some other rivals. It's certainly a good place to be.”
Van Garderen: “ It's certainly a good place to be”
interview21.08.2017Stage 3- Prades Conflent Canigó / Andorra la Vella
Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) dominated the final stretch of stage 3 of La Vuelta 2017 while Chris Froome (Team Sky) displayed his strength and took the red jersey. The first mountainous challenges of this edition offered intense racing and turned the general classification upside down. Nibali was able to get back to Froome after a strong move from the British rider to claim his first stage victory at La Vuelta. But Froome is the new overall leader, a position he only occupied for one day...
David De La Cruz (Quick-Step Floors): “It's a shame, being leader was the goal. I absolutely wanted to take the red jersey because we're headed to Catalunya tomorrow and it would have been amazing. I knew the terrain, but I couldn't do it. Yesterday, when I saw I'd lost a few seconds on the finish line, I knew it would affect the situation today. The important thing is that I gave it all. I've tried and Quick-Step has been great again. You can also look at things and say the worst place...
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