Overnight GC-leader Buchmann robbed of podium spot by wrong turn in dying moments.
Team Astana has already matched its 2017 win tally in less than three months of racing, finding its groove with young talents and now-healthy veterans.
Izagirre wins overall by seven seconds ahead of world champion Valverde. Dutch sprinter Groenewegen takes first victory of 2019.
Astana announced an upgrade to its stage racing stable on Monday. The Izagirre brothers, Ion and Gorka, will join the Kazakh squad for the next two seasons. The Basque duo, known for their balanced skillsets as strong time trialists and climbers, are currently in Spain riding the Vuelta a España with Bahrain-Merida. Ion Izagirre has […]
In Utah, Denmark, Spain, and Poland, the peloton's fresh faces earned breakthrough wins, which could indicate more good things to come.