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Stephen Bassett: “My team has been really good at defending this Peacock jersey”
It was a stressful last two days - more than actually being in the break! The team has been really good at defending this Peacock jersey. These Belgian guys [his runner-up Aaron Van Poucke and his team Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise – ed.] really know how to ride their bikes and it was nice to see how the whole team worked to keep their moves under control. Especially the...
Stephen Bassett: “It comes down to tomorrow”
It’s a close lead, but we are very happy with it. We played it defensively today, rather than attacking for more points. My team and Sport Vlaanderen kind of neutralized each other today as we fought to be on the breakaway. To be honest, it was nice to take it a bit easier today and spend the day at the peloton. As for the Peacock jersey, it comes down to tomorrow.
Stephen Bassett: “I’ll keep getting into breakaways”
Today was harder than yesterday, for sure! Just getting in the break was more demanding. Yesterday I just sild in, pretty easily - today there was a bigger fight. There were three hard KOM sprints and I came second on each summit to hold the jersey. Yesterday I was fresher, but today all the KOM sprints were just over the crest and he [Aaron Van Poucke] got good runs on me each...
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