TEAM Garmin-Transitions riders were in an aggressive mood right from their team meeting this morning and it showed on the road during Stage Three of the Tour Down Under from Unley to Stirling.
`After Wickhams (Hill), depending on how your legs are, that’s a good time to get away,’’ Team-GT boss Matt White said before the race.
Experienced rider Matt Wilson agreed.`I reckon a break will go today and I reckon we should make the break more aggressive.’’
His teammates responded with Cameron Meyer and Jack Bobridge both involved in separate breaks during the stage in stifling heat.
Bobridge’s break with UniSA’s Simon Clarke was one of the more eventful for the day as the riders punished themselves up the hill into Stirling.
`The whole day was very aggressive but it was good,’’ White said.`That’s what we wanted and your typical sprinters didn’t have a chance today. They were too tired and it was too hot and it’s always a tricky finish up to the top.’’
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