Tour of Turkey stage 7: Jay Vine fends off peloton for dramatic solo win

Jay Vine (UAE Team Emirates)
Jay Vine (UAE Team Emirates) (Image credit: Getty Images)

Jay Vine (UAE Team Emirates) narrowly fended off the peloton for a solo victory in stage 7 of the Tour of Turkey.

The Australian racer soared away on the second steeper part of a cat. 2 climb, went over the top alone and after a fast, technical finish stayed away to clinch the victory.

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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.

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