When even your teammates admit defeat, when the plan of attack was programmed from A to Z - accelerate on the coast of Cap Blanc-Nez, ten kilometers from the finish in Calais - it's good that you belong to a separate caste.
"It was planned to toughen the race in the bump but we did not expect it to be so violent", concedes Christophe Laporte.
“It was the team strategy, to attack to see how many could follow.
But, in the end, no one could accompany Wout, laughs Jonas Vingegaard finally in the shade in front of his bus.
It's amazing what he did.
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