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Tour de France stage 16 Reside – Pogacar-v-Vingegaard battle begins within the Pyrenees

Tour de France stage 16 Reside – Pogacar-v-Vingegaard battle begins within the Pyrenees
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Tour de France stage 16 Reside – Pogacar-v-Vingegaard battle begins within the Pyrenees

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The rider begins the Col de l’Espinas. Its size is 5.2 km, 5.2%.

Mathieu Burgaudeau (TotalEnergies) has simply been informed by his staff automotive to settle down. That leaves solely Alexis Gougeard (B&B Accommodations-KTM) forward however his lead is slipping.

28 chasers will certainly discover him quickly.

Up entrance, Movistar’s Jorgenson has settled down and is returning to the attacking group.

Burgaudeau and Gougeard push and lead by 55 seconds.

154 km to go

The peloton is at 5:50 and is organized on nation roads.

Within the peloton Jumbo has solely 2 riders in entrance – Laporte and Benoot, and lots of Ineos riders behind them after which Vingegaard sat of their slipstream.

The roads wind up and down and thru the vineyards and sunflower fields of the beautiful Aude area, south of Carcassonne.

Tour de France stage 16 Reside – Pogacar-v-Vingegaard battle begins within the Pyrenees

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Climbing has already break up the assault, with Burgaudeau, Gougeard and Jorgenson going large open.

There may be already a race inside a division, which is a race inside a race.

Jumbo-Visma lead the race to guard Vingegaard’s race.

Nonetheless they’ve van Aert and Van Hooydonck within the assault of 29 cavalry.

The Jumbo-Visma staff is climbing on

The peloton reaches the highest of the Côte de Saint-Hilaire with a niche of 5:05.

165km to go

Bissegger is first on the high of the Côte de Saint-Hilaire and has scored 1 KOM, forward of the polka-dot jersey scorer, Geschke.

Assaults have opened up a 3:30 lead within the peloton.

Matthews and Simmons each appear to overlook the purpose and waste time on the attackers.

Aleksandr Vlasov is eleventh general with a time of 10:32, the very best ranked within the breakaway group.

Neilson Powless, Valentin Madouas and Damiano Caruso are the opposite members of the highest 20 general.

WALLERS FRANCE JULY 06 Aleksander Vlasov of Russia and Team Super Hansgrohe participating in the 109th Tour de France 2022 Stage 5 157km stage from Lille to WallersArenberg TDF2022 WorldTour on July 06 2022 Wallers FranceGetty Images by Tim de WallersArenberg

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Quinn Simmons additionally tries to leap throughout however is behind at 2:00 and Zimmerman stops engaged on him.

Simmons seems to have shaved off his crimson beard on a break day. This was one in all his assaults early within the Tour.

JumboVisma Teams Belgian rider Wout Van Aert L wearing the yellow jersey of the leaders and TrekSegafredo teams American rider Quinn Simons R cycling during the break during stage 6 of the 109th edition of the Tour de France cycling race 2199 km between Binche in Belgium and Longwy in the city.  in northern France on July 7 2022 Photo by Marco BERTORELLO AFP Photo by MARCO BERTORELLOAFP via Getty Images

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That is when the assault went away.

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The entrance riders embrace: Vlasov, Caruso and Teuns,

Dani Martinez of Ineos, Brandon McNulty of the UAE are there, as is Wout van Aert of Jumbo-Visma.

The peloton is already behind at 1:00 with Michael Matthews attempting to interrupt via.

That will not be simple.

Different riders cross and out of the blue there are 29 riders there, and virtually each staff is there.

EF’s Neilson Powless has sparked one other assault. A dozen or extra horsemen are with him.

Nielson Powless (EF Education-EasyPost)

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The stage begins with a gradual climb from Carcassonne. The Côte de Saint-Hilaire climb 4 comes after 10 km.

Profile of the 16th stage of the 2022 Tour de France

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Assault!

Tim Wellens is the primary to behave. However he’s shortly arrested.

Let’s go now!

Race director Christian Prudhomme waves his yellow flag and the stage is lit.

As you might have seen on Cyclingnews, the AG2R Citroën staff has revealed that Aurélien Paret-Peintre and Mikaël Chérel had been two riders on the Tour de France who examined optimistic for COVID-19 on the final day of the break.

Additional testing has decided that their viral load doesn’t permit them to proceed within the race.

After shedding chief Ben O’Connor and different riders to harm, the AG2R Citroën staff has simply three riders left within the Tour:

Benoit Cosnefroy, Stan Dewulf and Bob Jungels.

The riders are drained after 15 phases of intense racing however we anticipate assaults in direction of the remainder of the day.

There may be an easterly wind blowing, which may make the primary kilometers quick and tense.

Riders face 5.4 kilometers of uneven roads earlier than the ‘railway exit.’

This can be a preview of Le Tour.

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Let’s go!

The countdown ends, the native mayor lowers the flag and the riders depart Carcassonne.

Come on guys!

Pogacar traces up alongside Vingegaard.

Will we see a battle between the 2 at this time? Possibly. A minimum of let’s have a look at some early fights.

Jonas Vingegaard takes his place on the entrance row of the grid as race chief and yellow jersey.

JumboVisma Teams Danish rider Jonas Vingegaard wearing the yellow jersey of the overall leaders adjusts his glasses while waiting for the start of the 13th stage of the 109th Tour de France cycling race 1926 km between Le Bourg dOisans in the French Alps and SaintEtienne in the center of France.  on July 15 2022 Photo by Thomas SAMSON AFP Photo by THOMAS SAMSONAFP via Getty Images

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5 minutes earlier than the beginning.

Riders line up on the beginning line.

Alpecin-Deceuninck is the final staff registered after Jasper Philipsen received the fifteenth stage in Carcassonne on Sunday.

Jasper Philipen (Alpecin-Fenix) takes the first line

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As all the time, Cyclingnews could have full dwell protection of the 178.5km stage.

The stage is the primary of three within the Pyrenees. Leo is the best of the three however can nonetheless see assaults between GC operators.

Jonas Vingegaard and Tadej Pogacar mark each other

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The riders are carrying ice vests and stasyinghydrasted however fortunately the climate is cooler at this time at the moment 29C in Carcassonne.

Because the Cyclingnews outcomes roll in, the riders are available in and collect for the beginning.

Bonjour and welcome to Cyclingnews’ dwell protection of stage 16 of the 2022 Tour de France.

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