Bauke Mollema


Tour de France LIVE: Stage 14 results and reaction after Bauke Mollema wins in Quillan

After Mark Cavendish secured his fourth stage win of this year’s Tour de France to equal Eddy Merckx’s record, stage 14 brings with it a testing re-introduction to the hills as the race continues towards the Pyrenees. Today’s 183.7 kilometre route from Carcassonne to Quillan features five categorised climbs, three of which average more than seven per cent gradient, which means there will be less focus on the sprinters and more attention on the breakaway. The breakaway was allowed to ride away unchallenged two days ago as Nils Politt took victory for Bora-Hansgrohe. We could well see a similar...
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Bauke Mollema breaks away to win stage 14 as Tadej Pogacar retains Tour lead

Bauke Mollema soloed to victory on stage 14 of the Tour de France in Quillan as Tadej Pogacar retained the yellow jersey. Mollema attacked out of a breakaway with 42 kilometres left of the 184km stage from Carcassonne and quickly built a lead of more than a minute which held over the final climb of a day before the long descent to the finish.

Preparation and adaptation pays off for Tour de France stage 14 winner Bauke Mollema: 'It's pretty hard to close me down'

The Tour de France road book is not just the logistics and information bible, it's where dreams and plans are formed. Resting in their hotel rooms and riding the long transfers on the team buses, riders flick through the heavy book one page at a time, blindly turning until they reach a page that ignites an idea. This is the day I'll attack, they mentally vow.

Bauke Mollema solos to victory in Trofeo Laigueglia

Bauke Mollema (Trek-Segafredo) claimed victory at the Trofeo Laigueglia after he soloed clear of an elite group on the Capo Mele with 15km remaining and then maintained his advantage over the stiff ascent to Colla Micheri. Egan Bernal (Ineos Grenadiers) and Mauri Vansevenant (Deceuninck-QuickStep) led the chasing group home at 42 seconds.