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RCJ: Tour of Normandy Stage 2
rcjlogo Rapha Condor JLT successfully defended Tom Moses’ yellow jersey on the second road stage of the Tour of Normandy, a 149km stage between Forges-les-Eaux and Elbeuf sur Seine.

Moses went into the stage with a 6 second advantage over Stefan Kung of the BMC development team, following his brilliant stage win in the first road stage on Monday.

The team soon found themselves under pressure from a number of attacks, eventually allowing a three-man move to go clear and gain three minutes on the road.

For team manager John Herety letting a small break go was the ideal scenario,

“It went well for us today. We had to be sure that a small move went so we would be able to peg it back over the course of the stage, and get the race to come down to a bunch sprint.”

“The boys did a great job. There was never any need to panic, and they all rode really strongly for Tom. It isn’t a big lead on G.C. and it is a long way to go in this race yet, but we will be doing everything we can to maintain that lead for as long as we can.”

Today’s relatively short 141km stage takes the riders from Elbeuf sur Seine to Argentan.


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