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Elissonde proves why Trek-Segafredo call him King Kenny

Elissonde proves why Trek-Segafredo call him King Kenny

Take a look back at Critérium du Dauphiné Stage 7 and a valiant effort from King Kenny as he went all-in on the first of…

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Take a look back at Critérium du Dauphiné Stage 7 and a valiant effort from King Kenny as he went all-in on the first of two big climbing days in France

The menu for stage seven at the Critérium du Dauphiné?

Col du Lautaret. Col du Galibier. Col du Telégraphe. Col de la Croix de Fer. An uphill finish in Vaujany. However, Trek-Segafredo was more than ready for the challenge that lay ahead on the penultimate stage of the race, anticipating the battle that would begin en route to the infamous Galibier and eventually getting three riders into a large 18-rider breakaway.

It was Jasper Stuyven and Toms Skujinš that joined Kenny at the front of the race and the Trek-Segafredo trio worked hard together to extend as much of an advantage as possible going onto the Croix de Fer. A.S.O./Aurélien Vialatte Sprint Cycling Sprint Cycling Sprint Cycling Sprint Cycling After a huge effort from Stuyven to pull back a solo attacker, Elissonde made his move and drew out a more select group of five riders. The Frenchman looked strong as he covered the moves, and made some of his own, before eventually going clear on the descent of the penultimate climb with Carlos Verona (Movistar Team). A.S.O./Aurélien Vialatte Kenny and Verona continued to push on at the front of the race and were together right until the bottom of the last climb when the Spaniard made his winning move.

A valiant effort from Trek-Segafredo’s King saw him continue to push […]

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