UAE Tour 2021 highlights: Crosswind chaos on Stage 1

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    Watch the best of the racing from an action-packed opening stage of the 2021 UAE Tour.
    It was supposed to be a day for the sprinters and a quiet stage in the general classification, but crosswinds right from the gun put paid to that in spectacular style.
    Tadej Pogačar, Adam Yates and João Almeida made huge gains in the overall standings, while Mathieu van der Poel took advantage of big-name sprinters being dropped to win his first road race of the season.
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Yuliyah Mills
Yuliyah Mills

Wow

Vor 11 Stunden
bilishu aliss
bilishu aliss

Amazing

Vor Tag
doliio volay
doliio volay

Lovely lovely, thanks for transmisión Ciao Ciao

Vor 2 Tage
Indoor and Outdoor Endurance
Indoor and Outdoor Endurance

How do people keep sand off of the road? Actually, maybe they don't.

Vor 2 Tage
Indoor and Outdoor Endurance
Indoor and Outdoor Endurance

@Sara Mushtaq Khan Thank You!

Vor 2 Tage
Sara Mushtaq Khan
Sara Mushtaq Khan

The volunteers brush the road to make the path more comfortable for the cyclists.

Vor 2 Tage
mikea hiooi
mikea hiooi

Non sense competition : nobody is watching weather condition not suitable for health due to sand nano particules. What are we doing here ?

Vor 3 Tage
bilishu aliss
bilishu aliss

Веера смотрятся, конечно, красиво, но делать в пустыне на велосипеде совершенно нечего. На фэтбайки бы их посадить.

Vor Tag
Zmago Korosec
Zmago Korosec

Non sense competition : nobody is watching weather condition not suitable for health due to sand nano particules. What are we doing here ?

Vor 3 Tage
doliio volay
doliio volay

lol a climbing bike is more aero in this situation

Vor 2 Tage
der Führer
der Führer

Even with covid there is not a big diffrence with spectators compared to the years before.

Vor 4 Tage
JIMJONES yourself
JIMJONES yourself

When #31 gave the arm pump at the finish i was sure he was going to get passed.

Vor 4 Tage
mikea hiooi
mikea hiooi

Have the crosswinds whittled the GC riders down to two? Poga and Yates.

Vor 3 Tage
WarHood08
WarHood08

because of the endless desert it looks like they aint going anywhere luckily crosswind made it fun:D

Vor 4 Tage
mpop4eva
mpop4eva

I’m still waiting for the chaos. Clearly, the person who posted this does not know the meaning of the word!

Vor 4 Tage
labmatthew
labmatthew

Dumbest race venue ever.

Vor 4 Tage
Angellos Malefakis
Angellos Malefakis

They should call it the tour of NO humans, NO spectators. The BORING tour is more like it.

Vor 5 Tage
Sara Mushtaq Khan
Sara Mushtaq Khan

The UAE is doing heavy efforts to control the spread of covid, even though we CAN add the audience in a socially distanced manner, do you really think the people would stand in that EXACT spot? We are not taking the risks!

Vor 2 Tage
Bjorn Santens
Bjorn Santens

With the covid case in the team and the cancelling of the alpecin team... I hope MVDP can ride the omloop het niewsblad upcoming weekend

Vor 5 Tage
Totalavulsion
Totalavulsion

Imagine being a pro rider and selected to ride this piece of crap ‘tour’

Vor 5 Tage
Bjorn Santens
Bjorn Santens

I think $$$ plays a role... and it's probably always good weather So if they don't catch covid, the chance of getting sick is much lower a month before the most important classics

Vor 5 Tage
William Jolka
William Jolka

No trees to cut the wind...just some camels...

Vor 5 Tage
Jacques du Plessis
Jacques du Plessis

What a horrible place to have a tour

Vor 5 Tage
Jeffrey Waqenaar
Jeffrey Waqenaar

First is first. He almost always seems to be first no matter what kind of race it is? He reads the 'koers' on pure instinct and has the stamina, the balls, the endurance and the brains. Pure cycling instinct. No more, no less.

Vor 5 Tage
jonieeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
jonieeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

Lol what a depressing looking country

Vor 5 Tage
Chris Walton
Chris Walton

Where was the ‘wind chaos’?

Vor 5 Tage
Вело Ман
Вело Ман

Веера смотрятся, конечно, красиво, но делать в пустыне на велосипеде совершенно нечего. На фэтбайки бы их посадить.

Vor 5 Tage
CloudMusic
CloudMusic

lol a climbing bike is more aero in this situation

Vor 5 Tage
prinsipi vibas
prinsipi vibas

can philippines able to join?

Vor 5 Tage
Snatc !
Snatc !

Cycling not so big in your country

Vor 5 Tage
darrin kinney
darrin kinney

Hold your line during a sprint? Honestly, I see this crap every race, and only when there is an incident do they enforce the rules (and only some of the time). Someone needs to clean up cycling (not the doping... THE SPRINTING!).

Vor 5 Tage
dtooearth
dtooearth

Yes, agreed. As a fan, Regardless of who you are supporting, it's vital for fairness and the safety of all that sprinters hold their line.

Vor 4 Tage
Nate Boness
Nate Boness

you don't have to hold anything, unless your going through a corner. These are pro cyclist's they know how to handle a bike.

Vor 5 Tage
William Jolka
William Jolka

This sprint was about clear Compared to some others. The last two kilometers brains are off .only Mad pitbulls are sprinting. Good luck and God for all.

Vor 5 Tage
Rainers Reißzahn
Rainers Reißzahn

Lazy job the game developers did on the level design...

Vor 5 Tage
Mathieu Jeandin
Mathieu Jeandin

Mvdp est vraiment phénoménal

Vor 5 Tage
Jesse Compton
Jesse Compton

did they really just ride a straight line on a highway in a desert.

Vor 5 Tage
thenipper78
thenipper78

$$$$

Vor 4 Tage
Jeffrey Waqenaar
Jeffrey Waqenaar

@Rainers Reißzahn pathetic or not. Imagine the top speed these guys produce

Vor 5 Tage
Rainers Reißzahn
Rainers Reißzahn

Pathetic

Vor 5 Tage
Made Infinite
Made Infinite

Still dumb as a box of rocks wearing a drywall mask 😂🕸️🕸️

Vor 5 Tage
veegtec
veegtec

MVDP clearly didn't have the seatpost issue

Vor 5 Tage
Free Ranger
Free Ranger

Probably the only race where the riders out number the spectators...

Vor 5 Tage
Eddie
Eddie

@Kyle Swanton cycling is extremely popular in the UAE. Spectators were not allowed.

Vor 5 Tage
Kyle Swanton
Kyle Swanton

@Joe Harney I don't think the lack of spectators has anything to do with COVID. You can search for footage of the 2019 edition of this race to compare. Still no spectators. Even at the finish line there is no one there hardly. I see more people at the finish line of my amateur, uninteresting races.

Vor 5 Tage
Joe Harney
Joe Harney

No spectators allowed because of Covid.

Vor 5 Tage
armand sarmiento
armand sarmiento

Wooohooo!!! Epic.👍👊

Vor 6 Tage
Greg Nichols
Greg Nichols

Looks to me like MVP sprint drifted to the right all the way to the line, is that not a problem?

Vor 6 Tage
Jeremy L
Jeremy L

I think not because he didn't push anyone to the barrier or touch someone the sprint wasn't with a lot of rider so...🤷‍♂️

Vor 6 Tage
resmen81
resmen81

What a great race. Crosswinds wreaked havoc and made it fun to watch

Vor 6 Tage
Fabian Wylie
Fabian Wylie

They should rename this tour , The sand man tour 🤣🤣🤣

Vor 6 Tage
Elizabeth Velez
Elizabeth Velez

Lovely lovely, thanks for transmisión Ciao Ciao

Vor 6 Tage
Ramadhan Ratri Farhandy
Ramadhan Ratri Farhandy

Im sure there are rover perseverance and curiosity over there drilling the sand

Vor 6 Tage
Jeffrey Waqenaar
Jeffrey Waqenaar

Imagine a peloton flighing by

Vor 5 Tage
erik alfiandy
erik alfiandy

Empty finish line... no crowd.

Vor 6 Tage
Sara Mushtaq Khan
Sara Mushtaq Khan

Crowds/gatherings are not allowed in UAE due to covid-19. Hence no crowd.

Vor 2 Tage
Charlie Dillon
Charlie Dillon

Every Middle East race ever, even Worlds.

Vor 6 Tage
Antonio B
Antonio B

AND THEY'RE OFF...CYCLING ONCE AGAIN IN '21...RIDE ON!!!!!🚴‍♀️🚴‍♀️🚴‍♀️🚴‍♀️🚴‍♀️🚴‍♀️🚴‍♀️🚴‍♀️🚴‍♀️

Vor 6 Tage
The happy one
The happy one

Brutal

Vor 6 Tage
MCycliste
MCycliste

Il ne sprint pas très droit

Vor 6 Tage
LANCÉLORDÉ •
LANCÉLORDÉ •

I always notice that mvdp has no teammates in a race, even in the start of race.

Vor 6 Tage
Kingo _Official
Kingo _Official

Yeah had 2 teammates but 1 dropped of after doing a lot of work

Vor 5 Tage
Cyka
Cyka

Do you even watch

Vor 6 Tage
pjetrs
pjetrs

uhm his teammate was there and closed an important gap in the finale. On other races he also relies om them a lot, it's just that he has an agressive racing style so when most people start watching the broadcast he is already on the attack. But I have seen many races where his teammates did a lot of hard work for him and stayed until the finale. His team is world tour level.

Vor 6 Tage
Its me
Its me

He had a teammate in the front split all the time?

Vor 6 Tage
Dana Black
Dana Black

Mvp went from the middle to the far right cutting in too much

Vor 6 Tage
Jordan Frazin
Jordan Frazin

@Dana Black You certainly can, and should! Anyone winning sprints repeatedly would do the same.

Vor 4 Tage
MJB
MJB

If someone was going faster than him on that side, he would have been cutting them off. But since nobody was coming up on that side, he didn't do anything wrong. He didn't endanger anyone because there was nobody coming up on that side.

Vor 5 Tage
Dana Black
Dana Black

@Whistler4u lol u sound stupid buddy maybe you should watch last year tour de france than come back correct

Vor 5 Tage
Whistler4u
Whistler4u

@Dana Black You have not seen much cycling

Vor 5 Tage
Dana Black
Dana Black

@Jordan Frazin lol dude I know but how tf do u know if someone decides to go for it while he is cutting in, what he did is block others from going for it ! Look at Julian Alaphilippe was like 10 yards away and still lost u can't make that decision to cut the line just cuz your ahead by a bike length 🤯

Vor 6 Tage
TR Roland
TR Roland

First WT race, first win for MVDP.

Vor 6 Tage
Mo Ji
Mo Ji

UAE DUBAI ABU DHABI ARE TERRORIST STATE. They support all terrorist groups in Syria Libya Somalia Afghanistan Nigeria Niger Yemen. Alqaeda isis and all. If you go you are indirectly giving money to terrorist. BOYCOTT UAE!!! ❌❌❌

Vor 6 Tage
Mo Ji
Mo Ji

UAE DUBAI ABU DHABI ARE TERRORIST STATE. They support all terrorist groups in Syria Libya Somalia Afghanistan Nigeria Niger Yemen. Alqaeda isis and all. If you go you are indirectly giving money to terrorist. BOYCOTT UAE!!! ❌❌❌

Vor 6 Tage
Graham Bent
Graham Bent

Ah, thank you. So nice to see some cycle racing again. Subscribed!

Vor 6 Tage
Daniel DuVernay
Daniel DuVernay

What's up with the weird cuts at the end???

Vor 6 Tage
sport
sport

MVDP WIN

Vor 6 Tage
David Parrott
David Parrott

mvdp is like the sagan of 5yrs ago

Vor 6 Tage
Jeffrey Waqenaar
Jeffrey Waqenaar

@Bjorn Santens Sagan partiparticipated in mtb and cx in his youth. Has crazy mtb skills and is a legend on his own. MvdP is well on his way but no Sagan yet. He is a countryman of mine and we are proud to have such a rider in the Netherlands. But Sagan was 3 time World champion, won classics and 12 TdF races. That is crazy. And something like 5 green jerzies?

Vor 4 Tage
Rainers Reißzahn
Rainers Reißzahn

@Bjorn Santens that’s what I was implying 😉

Vor 4 Tage
Bjorn Santens
Bjorn Santens

@David Parrott that's why I also think MVDP's career on the road will be even better than sagan's Although Sagan already started winning on the road at a very young age, MVDP is already 25years old I think.

Vor 5 Tage
Bjorn Santens
Bjorn Santens

@David Parrott I agree...tough he has the skills (not as many as MVDP of course) That was my point Sagan also had of silver or bronze medal in cyclo cross when he was a junior (again, the cx talent/results/titles of MVDP are much greater)

Vor 5 Tage
Tenatious _E
Tenatious _E

I think he’s got even more potential.

Vor 5 Tage
NB protocol
NB protocol

They should call it "The Tour of Mars"

Vor 6 Tage
TR Roland
TR Roland

But they call it "sports washing".

Vor 6 Tage
Raymond Cox
Raymond Cox

Ouch.... / / /

Vor 6 Tage
QrankChannel
QrankChannel

Is this still cycling? The route is just all desert... I rather prefer EU based races

Vor 6 Tage
Ahmed AlRemeithi
Ahmed AlRemeithi

@QrankChannel oil money? Oil makes 20% of the UAE’s Economy as of 2020, oil prices are nothing these days. We have the world’s largest sovereign fund and own most of the stakes in any country of the world 🌍 and in fact we control the worlds commodities and trade, do your research 🧐 before trash talking about a county that reached Mars.

Vor 10 Stunden
QrankChannel
QrankChannel

@Daniel Lassche Did you ever watched the Giro or Tour de France? Ronde van Vlaanderen? These races are breathing cycling. I really don’t why this is fun to watch or even being part of this as a rider (beside the oil money)

Vor 2 Tage
Daniel Lassche
Daniel Lassche

so the scenery qualifies whether something is cycling? whats your point..,peleton check / bycicle check / tarmac / check.. bike race check/ camels / chexk

Vor 6 Tage
jessestorm
jessestorm

good thing there are lots of those

Vor 6 Tage
Frank M
Frank M

So no one complaining about that sprint line? And is forearms on handlebar still allowed??

Vor 6 Tage
wisskier
wisskier

@Matthew Song I too saw some riders using puppy paws. That reg isn't effective yet.

Vor 6 Tage
Alex Hazard
Alex Hazard

@Ho Timothy yes he didn’t harm anyone and nobody was going to pass him anyway, but that’s not how UCI rules work. UCI rules clearly say that you can’t deviate from your line in a sprint, even if the other riders aren’t next to you. I don’t care, and the riders here don’t care since he didn’t hinder any of them, but it’s stupid to have rules you’ll only apply when something goes bad or if there’s a crash. The UCI should either change their rules (re-phrase them), or apply sanctions every time (so here also) and not only when a crash happens

Vor 6 Tage
J. de Bock
J. de Bock

that does only apply when the sprinter is side by side with someone, not when he is an entire bike length or so in the lead.

Vor 6 Tage
Daniel Lassche
Daniel Lassche

Yes no one is complaining..

Vor 6 Tage
jessestorm
jessestorm

@Matthew Song I think it was Fernando Gaviria in the last few KMs - I saw it too and wondered the same.

Vor 6 Tage
bmxracer117
bmxracer117

Amazing

Vor 6 Tage
JAY Are
JAY Are

Mvp🙌🙌🙌🙌🚲🚲🚲🚲💪💪💪💪💪

Vor 6 Tage
endlesscyclist
endlesscyclist

*MVDP

Vor 6 Tage

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