Tour Of California: Pogacar Seizes Control On Mt. Baldy

UAE Team Emirates' Tadej Pogacar won stage 6 of the 2019 Tour of California on Mount Baldy and took

Tadej Pogacar 's overall victory at the UCI 2.HC Volta ao Algarve in February turned a lot of heads as the 20-year-old neo pro got the better of more-well-established riders like Wout Poels (Team Ineos), Enric Mas (Deceuninck-QuickStep), Soren Kragh Andersen (Team Sunweb) and Deceuninck-QuickStep's Zdenek Stybar. The UAE Team Emirates rider took his accomplishment up a notch this week at the Amgen Tour of California – a WorldTour-level race – riding consistently up the general classification after the stage 2 slog to South Lake Tahoe and taking a decisive win and the race lead on the stage 6 'queen stage' to Mt. Baldy. "This feels different," the young Slovenian said at the post-stage press conference, comparing his win at Algarve to Friday's accomplishment in California. "It's quite a bit more amazing. It's the highest level, and I hope tomorrow I can hold onto the jersey, which would then be ...

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