He had chosen the Etoile de Bessèges to slam his first victory of the season, Nacer Bouhanni (Arkea Samsic) tried properly on the first stage. Yesterday, Filippo Ganna had an actual present, stopping the peloton from ending within the dash.
Now, he is trying in the direction of the Tour de la Provence, an occasion the place he raised his arms final season.
Nader Bouhanni (at Cyclingnews): “It wasn’t really a stage for the sprinters yesterday, it’s more for the punchers, a finish a bit like the first stage but longer and harder. And there are plenty of good punchers here, so I think my luck is gone ”
There was just one stage that was actually appropriate for sprinters. The first stage and right now’s stage have been actually extra for the punchers, and naturally yesterday a powerful group emerged. But there is a optimistic facet, as a result of the race was so intense, it was a very good race to good my situation. “
The tour of France?
“My main goal this season is to win races. I don’t think about the Tour de France yet, there is still a long way to go before I get there. I just stay focused on the races that await me now, like the tour of Provence ”
Milan San Remo
“It’s a great race and it really suits me. The finish is of course extremely complicated with the climbs of the Cipressa and the Poggio. I think in recent years it has become even more difficult to stay in the game as there are now so many punchers that have emerged and are looking to break away on the Poggio. This makes it more difficult for sprinters. You have to try to hold on, but it’s hard to do given the pace they impose ”