The nine riders of Tinkoff-Saxo Team, along with Oleg Tinkoff, today recognized the fifth stage of the Tour de France, which includes nine sectors of cobbles, before traveling to England, where they will arrive tonight.
Alberto Contador, Nicolas Roche, Michael Rogers, Rafal Majka, Sergio Paulinho, Daniele Bennati, Jesus Hernandez, Matteo Tosatto and Michael Morkov, under the supervision of Bjarne Riis, took advantage of a sunny day with a pleasant temperature for the last workout before flying to Leeds in the private jet of the team’s owner. “We’ve done a good training and sensations over the cobbles have been very good, as well as the material performance, thanks to the Specialized ‘Roubaix’ and 40 ‘Roval’ wheels, equipped with special tubulars for this terrain”, said Alberto Contador.
(Automatic translation. Forgive inaccuracies).