Marking the Attackers TA19
One of the many team tactics in a stage race is for teammates of the protected riders (or of high place riders on the GC) is to chase down threatening break aways or attacks. So when Mirko Selvaggi (Androni-Giocattoli) looked over his shoulder to check his gap on the peloton, he found Jakob Fulgsang (Astana) on his wheel. The duo was swiftly joined by Peter Kennaugh (Sky) and Steve Cummings (Dimension Data). All but Selvaggi were riding in support of teammates either to protect their general classification position or for their stage victory aspirations.