John Degenkolb (left) makes up part of the emerging Argos-Shimano team along with teammates Marcel Kittel (c) and Koen de Kort. Photo: Bettini
Germany's John Degenkolb consolidated his overall lead of the Four Days of Dunkirk race in northern France by winning the second stage on Saturday. The Argos-Shimano rider, who also won Friday's first stage, remained in pink after wrapping up the ride from Berck-sur-Mer to Montreuil-sur-Mer.
RESULTS: The second stage of the Four Days of Dunkirk race, a 180.2 km ride from Berck-sur-Mer to Montreuil-sur-Mer Saturday:
1. John Degenkolb (GER) Argos 4hr 26min 46sec, 2. Zdenek Stybar (CZE) same time, 3. Jerome Pineau (FRA) s.t., 4. Nacer Bouhanni (FRA) s.t., 5. Lloyd Mondory (FRA) s.t., 6. Danilo Napolitano (ITA) s.t., 7. Kevin Ista (BEL) s.t., 8. Egidijus Juodvalkis (LTU) s.t., 9. Kenny Van Hummel (NED) s.t., 10. Sebastien Hinault (FRA) s.t.
1. John Degenkolb (GER) Argos 8hr 28min 11sec, 2. Danilo Napolitano (ITA) at 14secs, 3. Pierrick Fedrigo (FRA) 15, 4. Jerome Pineau (FRA) 17, 5. Zdenek Stybar (CZE) s.t., 6. Thomas Voeckler (FRA) 20, 7. Julien Guay (FRA) s.t., 8. Carlos Betancour (COL) 23, 9. Romain Zingle (BEL) s.t., 8. Damien Gaudin (FRA)