The Jumbo-Visma rider, twice a winner of the Vuelta a España, was strategic in his assaults on climbing levels, scoring three victories — and valuable time bonuses — in his first eight days of racing this season.
After which he crashed not simply as soon as on the ultimate stage — however twice within the closing 40 kilometers — whereas main the overall classification of the race.
Defending champion Max Schachmann who was staring down two-in-a-row for the “Race to the Solar” stated he eased the tempo on the entrance after he realized of the primary crash, to indicate respect for the yellow jersey. However after the Slovenian’s second tumble, the Bora-Hansgrohe rider stated the race to the end was on.
Roglič, upon ending, sought out Schachmann and gave the two-time winner a congratulatory fist-bump, after which went off to embrace his household on the conclusion of a dramatic week of racing.