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STRADE BIANCHE’22: Pogačar Dominates In The Dust!

STRADE BIANCHE’22: Pogačar Dominates In The Dust!

Race Report: Domination is a well used word when it comes to cycling, but Tadej Pogačar dominated the 2022 Strade Bianche with a 50 kilometre…

Saturday, Mar 05

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Race Report: Domination is a well used word when it comes to cycling, but Tadej Pogačar dominated the 2022 Strade Bianche with a 50 kilometre solo to Siena. After a strong, but too late chase, Alejandro Valverde took second and Kasper Asgreen was third. A well deserved win for Tadej Pogačar Tadej Pogačar impressively won the 2022 Strade Bianche. The 23-year-old UAE Team Emirates leader attacked from the peloton 50 kilometres from the finish, on the Monte Sante Marie gravel section, and squeezed a nice solo from his legs. He finished solo in Siena after 184 kilometres. The Tuscan gravel classic with starts and finishes in Siena. The men will complete a route of 184 kilometres. More than a third of the route is on the ‘white roads’ of Tuscany, the sterrati. In total there is 63 kilometres of gravel over eleven sectors. After 18 kilometres the first gravel section starts. A ‘warm-up’ of just over 2 kilometres slightly downhill. Often there is a first real move on the 11.9 kilometre long Lucignano d’Asso, which almost immediately turns into the 8 kilometre Ponte d’Arbia. With over 70 kilometres to go, the race goes straight through the Crete Senesi, the finalé begins with the 9.5 kilometre sector of San Martino in Grania, which is followed by the Monte Sante Marie. This last stretch, which has been the Settore Fabian Cancellara for a few years, is 11.5 kilometres long and is very tough for the exhausted riders. The Monte Sante Marie […]

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