Tour Of California: Tadej Pogacar Wins Stage 6 On Mt. Baldy

UAE Team Emirates' Tadej Pogacar wins stage 6 of the 2019 Tour of California

Tadej Pogačar ( UAE Team Emirates ) took control at the Tour of California with victory on stage 6 of the race on the summit of Mt. Baldy on Friday. The Slovenian matched several attacks from Sergio Higuita (EF Education First) on the final climb, catching the Colombian's final assault with one kilometre to go, before taking a better line through the final corner and edging the pint-sized climber on the line. George Bennett (Jumbo-Visma) finished third, while Richie Porte (Trek-Segafredo) took fourth. Overnight leader Tejay van Garderen (EF Education First) cracked with 4.2km to go on the final climb as the pure climbers began to make their moves. He was joined out of the back by Gianni Moscon (Team Ineos) and several other pre-race favourites. Kasper Asgreen (Deceuninck-QuickStep) began the day in second overall and set his own pace on the final climb as he strung out the yellow-jersey ...

Read on Cycling News


More Like This

Card image cap

Power Analysis: 20-year-old Pogacar sets a new record on Mt. Baldy

View
Card image cap

Tour of California: Richie Porte suffers ill-timed mechanical on Mt. Baldy

View
Card image cap

Pogacar takes control of Tour of California on Mount Baldy – Video

View
Card image cap

Meet Sergio Higuita, the Colombian who finished second in his WorldTour debut

View
Card image cap

Tadej Pogacar: Tour of California was my main goal

View
Card image cap

The weekly spin: Meet Tadej Pogacar, future Grand Tour champion

View
Card image cap

Tour of California: Pogacar seizes control on Mt. Baldy

View
Card image cap

Bol powers to victory on final stage of Tour of California – Video

View
Card image cap

Garcia Cortina breaks Deceuninck-QuickStep's stage-winning streak in California – Video

View
Card image cap

Asgreen sees future in stage racing after success at Tour of California

View