In the wind too early2015-08-24
This was one of those days where you think immediately after crossing the line: "Damn, that error was unnecessary!" The team worked brilliantly, the leadout was perfect, but I went into the wind too early, hesitated a bit and just wasn't fast enough on the final metres. Sagan did a very strong sprint and won ahead of Bouhanni who couldn't get past him even jumping from Sagan's wheel. I was third. Of course that's still alright, the other too are good sprinters; but my ambition is to win.
In any case it's positive that I felt good, the team is strong, and we'll have more chances in the next days. Following Tom's strong second place yesterday the team's morale is good. And let's not talk about the first day. That was total chaos. Luckily the team time trial doesn't count for the general classification. The parcours was simply inappropriate.