133km to go, and the chase group connects with the riders off the entrance. 4 riders within the breakaway: teammate Burns and Saunders, De Bod and Mariault.
Mariault was joined by Stefan de Bod (EF Training-EasyPost) within the chase group, 20 seconds behind, with 136km to go.
139km to go
Burns and Saunders have 1:30 hole. Area is proud of the composition, and unfold throughout the highway.
Mechanical for Casper Pedersen (Soudal Fast-Step) who is asking his crew automobile in the back of the sphere.
A complete of 138 riders signed in for the stage at the moment as an ailing Oliver Knight (Cofidis) didn’t end the stage yesterday.
Outcomes of first KOM:
1- Luke Burns (Australia), 5 factors
2- Tristan Saunders (Australia), 3 factors
3- Axel Mariault (Cofidis), 2 factors
Burns and Saunders have 45-second hole with Axel Mariault of Cofidis making an attempt to bridge up.
Burns spent a lot of the stage within the break yesterday and took the lead within the KOM classification. A lead he intends to defend, and he has a teammate to assist him at the moment – 100km out entrance, sit up, go once more – Chasing Tour Down Underneath KOM factors
Burns is joined by a teammate Tristan Saunders not even a kilometer into the stage.
And Luke Burns (Australia) makes the primary assault. No response from the sphere.
Racing is underway for the longest stage of the Tour Down Underneath Stage 3 is one for the sprinters with a downhill end. Who would be the quickest at the moment?
As quickly because the flag drops, the peloton can be climbing cat 3 Tea Tree Gully Hill, a 2.1km ascent with 6% common gradient and a ramp of 15.6%.
Stage 3 of the Tour Down Underneath is ready to start out in below 10 minutes. The 145.3km route begins in Tea Tree Gully. It tackles the primary climb virtually instantly earlier than travelling into the Barossa’s jap edge earlier than a speedy end down Gorge Street and into Campbelltown.
It’s at the moment 18 C with overcast circumstances with clouds forecast to clear over the day.
Stage 2 winner Isaac del Toro (UAE Group Emirates) tops the overall classification with a slim 2-second lead on stage 2 runner-up Corbin Robust (Israel-Premier Tech). Biniam Girmay (Intermarché-Wanty), who completed fourth two days in a row, moved as much as third total, seven seconds in arrears.
20-year-old Del Toro additionally tops one of the best younger rider classification whereas Girmay additionally leads the factors classification.
Welcome to Cyclingnews’ stay protection of stage 3, from Tea Tree Gully to Campbelltown, of the Tour Down Underneath. The stage begins at 11:10am native time or 12:30am GMT and finishes roughly 4 hours later.