A day ideal for the ride or adventurers who offered only two dimensions of third category on the menu, and away from goal. Soon, at kilometer 12, formed at 20 km from Luis Angel Matt (Cofidis), shortlisted for the World Cup, Roldan (Andalusia), Australian Adam Hansen (Omega) and Ukrainian Ruslan Pydgornyy (Vacansoleil), the latter team than most work to provoke the takeoff. The Quartet, with more enthusiasm than future, opened an advantage of 9 minutes, moment in which teams of the ride ignited alarms to play its trump card in Pontevedra, perhaps the last until arrival at Madrid, is why some, like the German Marcel Kittel, winner in Talavera, announced in the output its abandonment after the stage. The Favorites are sided in that battle, it wasn’t a day for them. The leader and other candidates saved forces before the etapon of los Ancares, where they hope to 4,500 meters of accumulated difference. A truce to take momentum.
The platoon threw down the getaway at 7 kilometers of goal, when claudicaron killed and Pydgornyy, defiant before a marabunta commanded by HTC, without Cavendish and Goss, but with German Degenkolb. The Leopard is also revealed in head pulling block, at a pace that is unbearable to try to more adventures. Tony Martin (HTC) was delivered in the placement of Degenkolb, but Cancellara did the same by Bennati. Swiss locomotive made shattering the Group and took the Italian so you assailant at 300 meters. But the plan failed. He had his wheel to Peter Sagan, very tanned for their age. Slovak sought the best wheel of the platoon and he did the rest alone, without the assistance of your team. When Cancellara departed broke the bug to chop again. Source of the news: Peter Sagan won the sprint of the 12th stage of the Vuelta