Postlberger emerges from neutralisation confusion to take 4th at Dwars door Vlaanderen

By the time Lukas Pöstlberger (Bora-Hansgrohe) beat a path through the confused Dwars door Vlaanderen peloton, which had stopped for a second time somewhere near the base of the Knokteberg following a neutralisation, he found his erstwhile breakaway companions had already re-started without him. A bizarre problem required a creative solution.

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.