Victories for Slovenian Duo: Competition contributing against Pogacar and Roglic

The Slovenian Super Duo Tadej Pogacar and Primoz Roglic dominates the cycling season at will, and increasingly desperately desperate the competition. With the victories at the traditional races Tirreno-Adriatico (Pogacar) and Paris-Nice (Roglic), the two professionals not only sent a clear sign towards Tour de France, but also for the upcoming classics.

He does not even breathe while all other gasps.

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Simon Yates about Primoz Roglic

“You can not do much if he goes only in the second gear. He does not even breathe while all the other goals,” said Simon Yates about Roglic. The Brit was residue with 29 seconds secondary at Paris-Nice and had attacked the 32-year-old with other competitors on the way to the Col de Turini on Saturday – in the end Roglic won with ease. On the final stage on Sunday Roglic then gasped during a small weakness, but could build on the help of Edelhelfer Wout Van Aert.

He was in his own league.

Jonas Vingegaard over Tadej Pogacar

Resignant words are also heard at the Italian Adriatic coast. “Tadej was just unbelievable when he attacked. He was in his own league,” Jonas Vingegaard said to Pogacar’s power demonstration on the penultimate stage. The young Dane was second at Tirreno-Adriatico and knows the feeling already to be chanceless against Pogacar. At the past Tour de France, Vingegaard also had place two place. “I would not say that I’m unbeatable. So far, it was fine. New challenges are waiting for new challenges,” Pogacar said.

Direct meetings at Milan-Sanremo

In the classic Milan-Sanremo, Roglic and Pogacar meet for the first time on Saturday, according to preliminary planning this season. Fans are allowed to adjust to a show at the famous poggio, the last hill just before the finish. Unless Pogacar decides as at the Strade Bianche to an attack 50 kilometers in front of the goal that just can not follow nobody.

Milan-Sanremo is one of the five monuments of cycling, whose profit Pogacar has stated as a career target. The Lombardy tour and Liège-Bastogne-Liège he has already opted for himself. In addition to Milan-Sanremo, Paris-Roubaix is ​​still missing and the Flanders Tour. For the latter, Pogacar reported this year. Allegedly only to prepare for the cobblestone stage of the Tour de France.