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Greig Leach
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Artist, cyclist and an artist of cycling
Artist, cyclist and an artist of cycling

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Paris Nice, Final Stage: Anything Left?
This pair, David de la Cruz (Quickstep) and Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) had caught and dropped the flagging Marc Soler (Movistar) and came to the line together for the stage victory.  The vastly more experienced Contador had managed to get de la Cruz ...

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Paris Nice, Final Stage: Tete de la Course
Marc Soler (Movistar) decided to play the roll of spoiler on the final kilometers into Nice.  Ironically, after refusing to assist Contador in the chase earlier, he called unsuccessfully to get his two remaining escapees to aid in his efforts.  Being denied...

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Paris Nice, Final Stage: Chasing
With the surprise attack of the duo from Trek-Segafredo but the Maillot Jaune of Sergio Henao (Sky) into some serious jeopardy, in fact, at this point Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) was the virtual leader of the race on the road.  Henao had started with ...

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Paris Nice, Final Stage: The Fruit of His Labors
Lilian Calmejane (Direct Energie) had ridden hard in the 7th stage of the race and was rewarded with the Polka Dots of the King of the Mountain for his labors.  Not willing to wear the jersey for just one day (as Axel Domont (Ag2r La Mondiale) had prior to ...

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Paris Nice, Final Stage: Do Some Work!
After sprinting away from the peloton with the help of his teammate, Jarlinson Pantano (Trek Segafredo), Alberto Contador quickly caught up with the large break away that was just up the road.  He was able to slip up to the front of the group and use them t...

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Paris Nice, Final Stage: Hitting Hard
As soon as Philip Deignan (Sky) swung off of the front of the peloton were he was working for his team leader (and Yellow Jersey wearer), Sergio Henao, Jarlison Pantano (Trek-Segafredo) attacked the Maillot Jaune pulling his team leader Alberto Contador alo...

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Paris Nice, Final Stage: Opening Up a Gap
Even though there was a large break away up the road, these three decided that there just wasn't a hard enough pace in the peloton, so off they went in search of stage glory.  Up the road Lilian Calmejane (Direct Energie) was grabbing up all of the King of ...

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Paris Nice, Stage 7: Evenly Matched
The two leaders of their respective teams found themselves riding shoulder to shoulder past the melting snow with just one kilometer left to race.  Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) and the Colombian champion, Sergio Henao (Sky) seemed to be evenly matched,...

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Paris Nice, Stage 7: Something to Prove
The defending champion of Paris Nice had something to prove on the way to the highest summit ever in the Race to the Sun.  Richie Porte (BMC) had lost big chunks of time in the early stages of the race, so he had some honor to regain against those he left b...

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Paris Nice, Stage 7: Trading in the Maillot Jaune
Julian Alaphilippe (Quickstep) was unable to go with the big accelerations from the domestiques of Sergio Henao (Sky) and Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo).  He quickly lost contact with the main peloton and had his faithful assistant, David de la Cruz to h...
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