Diego Ulissi of the Lampre team Merida after a single attack, was the winner of the second stage of the Settimana Internazionale di Coppi Ciclistica e Bartali. Davde Rebellin finished on the high sixth position.
During the second stage of the race Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Ciclistica Bartali, riders on 162 km long route from Cesenatico to Sogliano al Rubicone have to first deal with the mountains. They had to overcome quite a difficult, uphill kilkukilometrowy La Ville Monte Tiffi, who rode five times. At the top of the driveway, the organizers placed the premium mountain which was scored on the first and third lap.The first 30 km route leading to the flat, and when I started the first hills of the pack had left five cyclists to which the lone attack from the peloton, joined by another rider. Six escapees rode quite working out as an advantage of up to more than 4 minutes. In flight they drove: Peter Kusztor (Utensilnord), Amaro Anutes (Ceramica Flaminia), Lukas Postlberger (Gourmetfein Simplon), Cesare Benedetti (NetApp Endura), Luke Keough (UnitedHealtcare) and Dominique Cornu (Topsport Vlaanderen).
Twice defeated along the driveway at Monte Tiffi, fighting each other for the first mountain points bonus. Meanwhile, riding on the back of the peloton was pretty much depleted and divided into smaller groups.
On the penultimate driveway, appeared at the head of a small group of riders, which resulted in the liquidation of escape. Rode very actively include Damiano Cunego (Lampre-Merida) and Davide Rebellin (CCC Polsat Polkowice). Last kilometer to the finish line alone to attack a group of 10 riders, Lampre-player Merida, Diego Ulissi.
Using the last climb to Monte Tiffi, imperceptibly Ulissi attacked and gained an advantage on top of the 9 sec. The chase started after him Rubiano Chavez (Androni-Giocattoli). Followed close behind Damiano Cunego (Lampre-Merida). After defeating the top of the driveway only route leading to the finish. Ulissi managed to maximize the advantage to 34 seconds and the first passed the finish line in Sogliano al Rubicone. The second was Rubiano Chavez (Androni-Giocattoli) and the third Damiano Cunego (Lampre-Merida).
The loss of 1 min. 15 seconds. to the victor, passed the finish line Davide Rebellin, occupying the sixth place.
In the overall standings leader has changed, which was the winner of today’s stage, Diego Ulissi (Lampre Merida). Davide Rebellin (CCC Polsat Polkowice) the loss of 1:40, is 4.miejsce overall.