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Re: Turul României
« on: September 19, 2018, 17:49 »
Stage 1 of the Turul Romaniei saw Peter Schulting from #monkeytown Monkeytown Continental Team taking the win ahead of #illuminate Simon Pellaud and #teamtr Onur Balkan

In the early part of the hilly stage from Alba Iulia to Sibiu a 13 men breakaway went clear, including some of the big pre-race favourites like #teamro Serghey Tvetcov, #teammd Cristian Raileanu and #monkeytown Schulting, and as pretty much also all othere big teams found a man in front, some early attempts by the peloton to bring the gap down came to a standstill quite quickly.

Some ~10 minutes ahead of the bunch, #monkeytown Schulting then attacked his breakaway companions inside the final 10k and celebrated a beautiful solo victory on the cobbles streets of Sibiu's old town

He also picked up some bonus seconds at the intermediate sprints underway, thereby building up a healthy gap of 19 seconds in the fight for the #yellow yellow leader's jersey he'll have to defend in another challenging finale tomorrow.

More pictures from the day can be found on Facebook
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