Germany's John Degenkolb won Friday's transitional stage at the Tour de l'Avenir. Up next: the Alps
1. John Degenkolb, Allemagne , in 4h 01' 13 2. Jesus Herrada Lopez, Espagne , at s.t. 3. Nelson Oliveira, Portugal, at 00:01 4.
France's Romain Hardy wins out of an all-day breakaway that finishes two minutes ahead of the field in France. Belgium's Yannick Eijssen
1. Romain HARDY, France A, in 4h 33 '53 2. Romain Bardet, France B, at s.t. 3. David ROSCH, Germany, at 00:00 4. Jean Lou
American Andrew Talansky is third on a tough mountaintop finish at the Tour de l'Avenir.
1. Yannick Eijssen, Belgique, in 4h 11' 48" 2. Darwin Atapuma, Colombie, at 3. Andrew Talansky, Etats-Unis, at 00:26 4.
1. Anthony Delaplace, France A , in 3h 53' 21" 2. Jan Lindeman Bert, Pays-Bas , at :05 3. Romain Hardy, France A, at 00:08 4. John
Taylor Phinney crashes and loses nearly 20 minutes, and the race lead, at the Tour de l'Avenir. But with no broken bones, he hopes to start
1. John Degenkolb, (Ger), at 3:37:05 2. Michael Matthews, (Aus), s.t. 3. Michal Kwiatkowski, (Pol), s.t. 4. Alexey Tsatevitch,
Taylor Phinney finishes fifth in the sprint to keep his yellow jersey.