Volta Ciclista a Catalunya - Stage 5

Longest stage of the race today featuring a lumpy parcours, it's possibly one for the breakaway with the riders cresting the summit of a Cat 2 climb just 8km from the finish.

Last year stage 6 took a slightly different route with a more mountainous profile but used the same finishing climb and run in.  That stage was taken by Simon Gerrans just ahead of Meersman, Dumoulin and Ratto so I've assumed a similar finish and plumped to bring back four sprinters into my team.

Froome, Contador, Serpa and Lemarchand are out, Mezgec, Ratto, Dumoulin and Howard are in leaving me with

Rodriguez
Mezgec
Ratto
Dumoulin
Howard
Alaphiliipe
Paterski
LL Sanchez
Chaves

Fingers crossed they reel the breakaway in before the finish otherwise I'm screwed.

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