6 September 2019
Roglic extends his lead at Vuelta: second placed in Los Machucos
’s Primoz Roglic
finished second in Vuelta a España stage 13
, 166,4 Km
to Los Machucos
(Spain), on Friday September 6th
With his Bianchi Oltre XR4, the Slovenian extended his overall leadership, gaining on the rivals on the steep ramps to Los Machucos. Roglic crossed the finish line behind fellow Slovenian Tadej Pogacar, whilst Frenchman Pierre Latour completed the day’s podium.
The 29-year-old born in Trbovlje leads the overall standings with 2’25” on Spain’s Alejandro Valverde and 3’01” on Pogacar.
Thanks to his fifth podium – first in Pau’s time trial, second in Mas de la Costa and Los Machucos and third in Calpe and Cortals d’Encamp – Roglic leads the Points Classification with 109 point, ahead of Pogacar (86) and Colombian Nairo Quintana (82).
THE BIKE OF PRIMOZ ROGLIC
Primoz Roglic is equipped with Oltre XR4, Bianchi’s ultimate aero road racing machine. Engineered with the Bianchi CV system powered by Countervail, developed and tested in cooperation with World Tour Team Jumbo-Visma, Oltre XR4 is designed to maximize the aerodynamic advantage and control.
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