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Stage 19: Bourg-en-Bresse > Champagnole
« on: September 17, 2020, 18:21 »
Stage 19: Bourg-en-Bresse > Champagnole

September 18th



https://twitter.com/mrconde/status/1306636530065211392

The stage isn't overly tough, so not sure if it's possible to really drop the pure sprinters, but they'll have tired legs anyway, and won't like another day at full-gas.

The finish is tricky as well, with some Eneco-style twists at 1.5k to go:



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    Re: Stage 19: Bourg-en-Bresse > Champagnole
    « Reply #1 on: September 18, 2020, 12:24 »
    Full gas from the drop?

    Will Bora hope to take advantage of a weary peloton, or will other teams who are desperate for their last chance at a stage win fight to secure a breakaway all their own?

    I expect a mostly uneventful stage with a  few pockets of "almost" here and there.

    Bennett for the win (even if he doesn't "win" today).  ;)
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    Re: Stage 19: Bourg-en-Bresse > Champagnole
    « Reply #2 on: September 18, 2020, 18:44 »
    Bora's tactics didn't quite work out, but resulted in a win for #sunweb Sunweb again:

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