The American defends red after a relatively routine day in the saddle: 'We were happy to let the group go for the stage win.'
Tour of Oman S5: Matteo Jorgenson wins overall after fending off Mauri Vansevenant in final mountaintop
US rider caps a superb week with his first professional stage win and overall stage race victory.
For every winner, there are plenty of regrets and frustration across the peloton.
Less than a minute in it as the breakaway takes the win, despite a determined chase from the peloton.
Veteran Jesus Herrada sneaks into red jersey with stage 12 breakaway. The top GC favorites remain confident they'll keep him in sight.
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Jesus Herrada wins stage 2 of the Critérium du Dauphiné while Alberto Contador maintains the overall lead after a short, tough finish climb.
Movistar re-ups with several riders, including 2015 Giro d'Italia fourth-place finisher Andrey Amador
The squad will look for stage wins and a top-10 GC finish at the Italian grand tour, which rolls out May 9
"We had the numbers in the final and we took advantage of it," says Herrada after scoring a third straight title for Movistar