Tour of Luxembourg 2022, shot by Aaron Gate on Benjamin Thomas – David Ballerini III and Matthew Trentin IV

Aaron’s Gate He wins the third stage of Luxembourg Tour 2022. Bolton Equities rider Black Spoke won a fast two-way race at the end of Diekirch, predicting Benjamin Thomas, with whom he went away to the set near the lipstick. Behind them, the group won the sprint race David Ballerini (QuickStep-AlphaVinyl), which thus completes today’s platform, before Matthew Trentin (United Arab Emirates Team Emirates) in the top 10 that sees Italy also a presence Christian Spragli (Alpecin-Deceuninck) finished seventh. The leader is also in the top ten Valentine Madwas (Groupama-FDJ), which ranked ninth today, asserts itself at the top of the general classification on the eve of tomorrow’s time trial.

After the official start, it takes just over five kilometers before the Escape can take off. It is made up of nine contestants. Thomas Delphis (Ag2r Citroen), Pierre Roland (B&B Hotels-KTM), Jill Gilders (Bingoal Pauwels Sauces WB), Felipe Orts (Burgos – Bahrain), Cinder Colst (Uno-X Pro cycling), Theo Bonnet (Geofco-Doltcini Material Velo.com), Asier Etxeberria (Euskaltel-Euskadi), Josepa Lopez e Joel Nicholas (Caja Rural-Seguros RGA), who quickly earned a good margin on the peloton, was pulled above all else by Groupama-FDJ of Valentin Madouas Yellow Jersey. In the following kilometres, the attackers’ advantage rises to over four minutes despite being in front of Roland, who is closest in the standings to the leader with just 18″ to recover, which becomes 15″ when the Transalpine wins by three seconds. Bonus to the first finish line. Soon, Nicolau was the first to pass the GPM of the Cote de Michelsberg, and thus the Spaniard consolidated his leadership in the classification of climbers.

As the middle of the race approaches, the tread margin begins to drop, settling at 2’50” before rising briefly to 3’20” and finally dropping to just under 3″ with just over 80km from the finish. Under the action of the leader’s team , the gap continues to narrow and is just over two minutes when the tread approaches the Umm Knob wall 60 minutes before the start, with Nicolau again the first to climb the hill.

With 40 from the end, with the gap now reduced to 1’30”, they are trying up front to give new acceleration and paying the price is Theo Bonnet, who can no longer hold the wheels of his fellow adventurers. After a quick two-minute climb, the gap shrinks again, to the point that The tread enters the final circuit, passing first on the finish line (with Rolland passing first to take another seconds off the allowance), with only a 20-inch advantage over the group. The attackers were caught 17 kilometers from the finish, before the penultimate climb of the day began, Where the Groupama-FDJ men are still setting the pace, trying to harden the race.Attacks on the last slopes of the climb begin, which then continue down Julio will be (Trek-Segafredo) who took the last climb to the top, a few meters from the group. Matthew Trentin (Emirates UAE team) is the first to respond to the attack, but none of the Italians can follow the acceleration enjoy kevin (Groupama-FDJ), which was taken over by the group, is now reduced to about twenty units near Usher.

There is an acceleration in the GPM in particular Valentine Madwas (Groupama-FDJ) and you Nicolas Consci (Alpecin-Deceuninck) who put Trentin in trouble, who managed to get back under the falls, but when he went too far in front Matthias Skgelmus Jensen (Trek-Segafredo), who seeks the solitary undertaking. With a -5 from the end, the Dane has a 10-inch advantage over the group, which also includes some riders who parted themselves during the climb. The UAE team and QuickStep-AlphaVinyl are trying to lead the chase, but the tread does not want to give up, and Alpecin-Deceuninck’s help is also needed to go and catch him near the lipstick, when it starts Benjamin Thomas (Covids). Aaron’s Gate (Bolton Equities Black Spoke) He quickly returns to the French’s wheel and the two arrive together in the final straight, but the sprint has no history, as the New Zealander stripped his opponent and achieved success, while behind the first two. David Ballerini (QuickStep-AlphaVinyl) Adjusts the set to complete today’s podium.

Result of the third stage of the Tour of Luxembourg 2022

Luxembourg 2022 General Classification Round

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