Dutch Wout Poels (Victorious Bahrain), leader of the Tour de France mountain, has been reserved for the next two phases of the Pyrenees, where the expected ports will decide A rating for the red jersey that marks the best climber.
With no direct competitors who wanted to separate, the Dutchman took the day quietly, Like the candidates for the rest of the jerseys.
“I had in mind to be on a break if the possibility arose, also focusing on my opponent’s moves. In the end neither of us went on a break,I was able to pass the day calmly and save energy for the next two phases.”
Poels will face the Queen of the Pyrenees Day with high ambitions. This will happen Wed ending at the top of Portet, special class.
“It was a good day, despite the bad weather. I hope to win on Wednesday. I want to get into the split and do my best on a good climb.”l, more so considering that it scores twice the mountain’s rating.”
Poels leads the mountain classification with 74 points, ahead of Canadian Michael Woods with 66 points and Colombian Nairo Quintana, she is 64 years old.