Davide Villella (Cannondale-Drapac), leader of the KOM classification of La Vuelta 2017: “It was worth breaking away again because of the KOM points up for grabs. I found myself at the front but I paid for the efforts I did in the previous days and the crazy pace of today. But I've brought home something like eight points. I'm happy with this.”
Villella: “A crazy pace”
interview24.08.2017Stage 6- Vila-real / Sagunt
Attacks all day long offered an impressive showdown on stage 6 of La Vuelta Thursday on the way to Sagunt. Tomasz Marczynski (Lotto Soudal) dominated the last survivors of a 37 man breakaway to snatch the win just ahead of a group of favourites set on fire by Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo). The triple winner of La Vuelta attacked in the last climb of the day with more than 40km to go and made sure most of his rivals suffer. Only Chris Froome (Team Sky) managed to match his pace but others...
Tejay Van Garderen (BMC): “I felt great. Obviously the pace was really hard so I was on the limit but when I looked back, I saw the selection being made and I was part of it, I thought it was a good way to cement my spot on GC. It was a bumpy road. I must have just hit something. My hand slipped of the handlebar. It all happened kind of fast. I'd have to watch the video to really see how it happened but I don't want to watch the video so it will be kind of mystery. My bike was damaged....
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