Assembling the Train
Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek Factory Racing) got his team to the front of the peloton before the technical part of the course started with a sharp right hand turn. Trek Factory Racing was concerned about cornering on the wet roads. The didn't want to risk being further back in the pack as they swung through the tricky corners. The last thing they wanted was to go down or get caught behind a crash thus missing out on a chance to claim the stage.