'We'll ride this wave as long as possible': Fuglsang victory adds to Astana's amazing start to 2019

The Dane won stage five at Tirreno-Adriatico as Ion Izagirre won the final stage of Paris-Nice

Jakob Fuglsang on the podium of stage five of the 2019 Tirreno-Adriatico (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Astana want to "ride this wave as long as possible" while the victories keep rolling in: three in the last 24 hours with Jakob Fuglsang celebrating in Tirreno-Adriatico and Ion Izagirre in Paris-Nice on Sunday.

Fuglsang climbed to hilltop town of Recanati 24 hours after his team-mate Alexey Lutsenko fought for stage fourAin Italy. Fuglsang's solo ride came just minutes before Ion Izagirre's win in Paris-Nice.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.