"Against bad luck - smiles sport director Paolo Slongo - there is little to do. We tried to make the race but evidently it was not the right day. "
The "Queen" stage of the Eneco Tour 2016 has seen Astana riders look of the victory before finding the breakaway with Ruslan Tleubayev and then in the end they have tried again before with Lars Boom and then with Alexey Lutsenko.
Unfortunately, both the Dutch rider and the Kazakh one have fallen without any serious consequences but compromising their race. The only Dmitry Gruzdev remained with the best and finished in tenth place.
Under a decent rain the Norwegian Edvald Boasson Hage won on Geraardsbergen finish. The general classification has been revolutionized and saw the final victory Dutchman Niki Terpstra.