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Alaphilippe, Carapaz, Martin, Kamna and Izagirre are still padding out their advantage ahead of the Col de la Madeleine. The gap is out to 5:24.
The race is a little over 20km from the base of the Col de la Madeleine, the first of the day’s two, brutally tough classified climbs. Tadej Pogacar and his UAE Team Emirates squad sit in line behind Jumbo-Visma for the time being.
04:56:36 PDTInto the final 100km for the leaders Richard Carapaz (Ineos), Dan Martin (Israel Start-Up Nation), Gorka Izagirre (Astana), Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-QuickStep) and Lennard Kämna (Bora-Hansgrohe). They have 5:11 over a peloton that is being led by Tony Martin and Jumbo-Visma.04:54:31 PDTAway from the Tour de France, the riders at the Tour of Luxembourg have protested about the safety conditions on the race. Riders had spoken to race organisers about the dangers out on the road before stage 2 and, when they encountered further problems, they stopped racing after 18km and demanded action. After negotiations with race organisers and the UCI commissaries, the riders agreed to neutralise the 80km ride to Syren and then race the final 42km around Hesperang on the planned circuit. The race organisers announced a new stage start would be given in Syren. Read more here . (Image credit: […]