Adam Yates (Orica-Scott), best young rider: “It feels good to be in this position. It's still early in the race but so far I'm feeling good. I lost a little bit of time yesterday. But for the team it's good to have Esteban (Chaves) up there. He's only 10 seconds down on GC. As long as one of us finishes on the podium or as close to the podium as possible, I think we can call La Vuelta a success. It's a long way to go and we'll see what happens. We have more cards than anyone else and we can use that to our advantage. I hope we can get a nice result from that.”
Yates: “We have more cards than anyone else”
interview22.08.2017Stage 4- Escaldes-Engordany / Tarragona. Anella Mediterránea 2018
After leaving it to his teammate Yves Lampaert to take the win on stage 2, Matteo Trentin (Quick-Step Floors) took matters into his own hands at the end of stage 4, on Tuesday at Tarragona. Already a stage winner on the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia, the Italian rider dominated the sprint ahead of Juanjo Lobato (LottoNL-Jumbo) and Tom Van Asbroeck (Cannondale-Drapac). That makes it already two stage victories for Quick-Step at La Vuelta 2017, and 18 for the Belgian team overall at the...
Diego Rubio (Caja Rural-Seguros RGA), most aggressive rider: “That's just how it is. We gave it our best and we couldn't do more. It was really hard. There was a lot of headwind, we spent many kilometres in the break, and we were only two riders for the last 60km. We made it hard for the peloton and we can't ask much more to two riders on their own. We always have to keep hoping and fighting until the end. In the climb, we went full gas with Rossetto and we managed to win some time. We...
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