The overall leader of the race Maciej Paterski was ahead of Alberto Contador by 2:50 minutes in the stage of Volta Ciclista a Catalunya. In the stage four of the upcoming mountains, the Spaniard wishes to close on the gap starting from Tona to La Molina. Contador believes that he will not be able to counter the advantage which others have. As it is he also believes that before the Giro, Catalunya is his next race so it will be a training race as well for him. They will take time in GC.
Paterski stands tall amidst all ahead of four seconds after which Pierre Rolland and Bart de Clerq stands. One of the favourite GC riders, Contador lost. The teammates of Movistar had a lot to accolade themselves. The teammates proved that they were focused and it was this concentration that avoided any sort of problem and all the supplies were brought to them. Valverda joined the club of number four. Time to come out of Milas-San Remo is a challenge.
The next day climb proved would be difficult and they are trying their best to recover from their attempts. In fact the beginning of two days was also quite demanding.
CC Sprandi Polkowice courageously defended the first stage winner Paterski with good planning. In the initial stage the point was to break free which gave some minute advantage to them after which the situation was brought under control. The director stated that they were in a rock solid position.
Teams that have quick sprinters were taken note of by Paterski which gave him the advantage to move ahead of the other teams and give strong footing to the team. In stage 3 Paterski will be wearing the jersey of the leader and a climb is also due which needs to be completed.