Italian had the best legs Giulio Ciccone (Trek-Segafredo) mountain victorious (Trek-Segafredo) in Alto de Pinos (Benissa) at the end of the second stage of Volta a la Comunidad Valenciana and in a run between the general favourites, which are very evenly matched at first contact.

She threw off her glasses, as is Italian custom, at her celebration, but the best gift went not to the lucky fan who got them instantly, but to Ciccone, who wore the glasses.general’s yellow jersey With a four-second advantage over Pello Bilbao (Bahrain), who also completed the stage podium, and a five-second advantage over Tao Geogheghan Hart (INEOS).

The penultimate ascent of the day to Cumbres de Sol, however, might have been more decisive, but only served to load the legs of a peloton who had to climb seven peaks on the first mountain stage of the seventieth edition. Volta’s total distance was 178.2 kilometers. The stage started at the Novelda velodrome (Alicante) and the breakup of the day was immediate with Mulu Kinfe (CJR), Samuele Zoccarato (GBF), Javier Romo (AST), Alessandro de Marchi (JAY) and Benjamin Perry (HPM). . ), who has an almost seven-minute advantage over platoon and that they spent the first three ports of the day together. The third category La Fustera cut the timeout to three drivers and failed to keep up with Perry (HPM), Zoccarato (GBF), Romo (AST) and De Marchi (JAY), already three minutes behind the leading group before Pello Bilbao blushed. Bahrain. The technique and very fast landing did not change the scenario of the scene. Not from the rear either, while Mohoric always shot a group of less than forty anyway, when the descent was over, almost nothing happened on the ascent.