Tadej Pogačar cruises to Strade Bianche victory after 81km solo attack

Slovenian wins by almost three minutes in Siena after dominant display in Tuscany

Tadej Pogačar
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Tadej Pogačar cruised to victory at Strade Bianche on Saturday, despite attacking with over 81km to go to take the win by almost three minutes.

The UAE Team Emirates rider was racing for the first time this season, but showed no signs of rustiness on the roads of Tuscany, as he attacked with over two hours of action left to go, taking his second win in Siena.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.