Trentin Takes Sprint In Tour of Britain's Stage 2

Former European champion Matteo Trentin won the second stage of the Tour of Britain to move into the overall race lead after sprinting to a dramatic victory on Sunday.

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Trentin pipped Jasper de Buyst, Mike Teunissen and Davide Cimolai to the line after a reduced peloton caught solo attacker Alex Dowsett within 50 metres of the finish.

Trentin, who placed third in Saturday's opening stage, gained crucial time bonuses on the line as a result of his win on the Scottish Borders stage.

This, combined with the distancing of overnight leader Dylan Groenewegen, put the Italian rider into the green jersey as the overall leader.

Attacking with three kilometres to go, Dowsett looked like he was going to upset the remaining sprinters, but despite being welcomed into Kelso's main street by a wall of noise, the British time trial champion was caught, holding on to finish seventh on the stage.

Trentin now leads by 11 seconds overall from Cimolai and De Buyst.

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Is this finally the year of Nairo Quintana? After all the podiums, the switch to Team Arkéa-Samsic may have been the boost needed for the Colombian to climb his way to a Tour de France victory.

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The 2020 spring classics get underway on Saturday February 29th at the 75th running of Belgium's Omloop Het Nieuwsblad.

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Grand Tour star Tom Dumoulin will delay his return to racing, skipping an altitude camp and Tirreno-Adriatico and Milano-Sanremo.

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The Saudi Tour marked a new chapter in the arguably aging career of Mark Cavendish. The latter part of Cavendish’s recently concluded tenure at Dimension Data was marred by crashes and illness, with few triumphs in between. Well, few triumphs when one considers the impossibly high bar that the 30 time Tour de France stage winner has set for himself. 

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