Jungels on top of Colombia GC, but for how long?

Bob Jungels arrived in Colombia at the end of January for an altitude training block topped off with the Tour Colombia 2.1 stage race. The general classification ambitions for him and his Deceuninck-QuickStep team were never very high, with a roster built around leading out sprinter Alvaro Hodeg being the main focus of the opening stages.

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Growing up in Missoula, Montana, Pat competed in his first bike race in 1985 at Flathead Lake. He studied English and journalism at the University of Oregon and has covered North American cycling extensively since 2009, as well as racing and teams in Europe and South America. Pat currently lives in the US outside of Portland, Oregon, with his imaginary dog Rusty.