The final stage in the Tour of California comes in the name of Cees Bol. The Dutchman of Sunweb showed himself after 141 kilometers from Santa Clarita to Pasadena the fastest in the sprint. He took it for Peter Sagan (Bora-hansgrohe) and Jasper philipsen is admitted (UAE Team Emirates). The title is in the name of Tadej Pogacar, a 20-year-old Slovenian of UAE Team Emirates.
The last stage was a short stage, but still one with two climbs along the way. So ventured Maximilian Schachmann, ranked 11th in the state, his chances in the early flight with ten other riders: Lennard Hofstede and Neilson Powless (Jumbo-Visma), Davide Ballerini (Astana), Lawson Craddock (EF Education First), Remi Cavagna (Deceuninck-Quick-Step), Alex Hoehn (American selection), Rui Oliveira (UAE Emirates), Diego Rosa (Team Ineos), Peter Stetina (Pull-Segafredo) and Michael Storer (Sunweb). The eleven worked well together, but by the presence of Schachmann, at 1:28, they were never far ahead, up to two minutes.
During the ascent of the Angeles Forest Highway Summit took George Bennet, fourth in the standings, his chances, Sergio Higuita, second, and Lachlan Morton, jumps. The peloton broke into pieces, the team leader Pogacar had to the bucket and the Slovenian returned. Front reason Hofstede, Cavagna and Schachmann away from the rest of the suit. They were still in the company of Ballerini and Kasper Asgreen, third in the state. Asgreen wore this for a while, virtual yellow drive, but the five knew their advantage to keep and 7.5 km from the end followed by a regrouping, and the battle for the dagzege in a sprint would be decided. Without Mark Cavendish, who had a road stop.
Ball put of far to and remained in the lead, Sagan finished second, Jasper philipsen is admitted would be the third end. Earlier this year, won the Bol also Nokere Curonian.
Pogacar secured the victory, his first in a World Tourrittenkoers, after he earlier this year, the Tour of the Algarve won.