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Tom Pidcock wins Strade Bianche 2023

Tom Pidcock (Ineos Grenadiers) took an exceptional solo win at Strade Bianche after a series of attacks from 45km out, before a dramatic cat-and-mouse 20km solo effort against a chaser group containing second-place Valentin Madouas (Groupama-FDJ) and third-place Tiesj Benoot (Jumbo-Visma).

Pidcock’s gap slimmed down to a mere six seconds within the final 10km, before his now infamous descending skills helped him open up a gap of 30 seconds into the Piazzo del Campo, which he ascended ahead of a chase group containing Madouas, Benoot, Rui Costa (Intermarché-Circus-Wanty), Matej Mohoric (Bahrain Victorious) and Attila Valter (Jumbo-Visma).

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