As predicted, Stage 5 was the stage where everything changed in the General Classification as the race hit the mountains. I wrote about the stage on Podium Café, and had a Q&A about the mountains with ORICA-AIS‘ Jessie Maclean – click through and read them!
Here’s the RabosportTV video, with interviews with Roxane Knetemann, Megan Guarnier and Marianne Vos:
and here’s Amber Pierce‘s take on the stage – including tactical implications and what it’s really like in the grupetto:
The hour-long video is in four parts – to watch it all, start with Part 1 and let the playlist run, or watch it here