(Image credit: Tour de l’Ain) 01:05:18 PDT
Before we go too far, let’s take a look at the lay of the land ahead of the stage.
1 Primoz Roglic (Slo) Team Jumbo-Visma 7:14:58
2 Egan Arley Bernal Gomez (Col) Team Ineos 0:00:10
3 Valerio Conti (Ita) UAE Team Emirates 0:00:12
4 Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek-Segafredo 0:00:16
5 Nairo Quintana (Col) Team Arkea-Samsic6 Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Team Jumbo-Visma 0:00:237 Jesus Herrada (Spa) Cofidis 0:00:318 João Almeida (Por) Deceuninck-Quickstep 0:00:329 Fabio Aru (Ita) UAE Team Emirates10 Jan Hirt (Cze) CCC Team 0:00:3601:09:01 PDTGood morning and welcome to live coverage of the final stage of the Tour de l’Ain. Can Primoz Roglic maintain his race lead?01:21:54 PDTThe race is due to start in about 30 minutes. It’s a balmy 27C in the start town of Saint Vulbas at the moment but it will get much hotter as the racing heats up, too.01:25:46 PDTYesterday was quite the ding dong battle between Ineos and Jumbo-Visma. Roglic came out on top thanks to a huge amount of work from his team. While Ineos seemingly imploded, Bernal held tight to the Jumbo-Visma train to keep the GC battle alive. Read more about what happened, here .01:29:27 PDT It’s a two-race day this Sunday. First up it’s a big climbing test at #TourdelAin. @Eganbernal sits second overall, with the Grand Colombier summit finish set to decide the winner. The peloton roll out at 10.05 (UK time). pic.twitter.com/uoNT3DvVcB August 9, 2020 01:34:18 PDTOf course, it is not just between Bernal and Roglic for the […]