Primož Roglič isn’t getting over his crash at Vuelta a España any time quickly. The Jumbo-Visma rider lately pointed fingers at Fred Wright (Workforce Bahrain Victorious) saying that it was Fred who sparked the crash.
Fred’s teammate and good friend at Bahrain Victorious, Matej Mohorič has come to his rescue. He claimed that Rogilic went out of his line resulting from which he crashed. Rogilic was all able to overtake Evenepoel on the Vuelta however the crash left him with a number of accidents on the appropriate aspect of his physique.
In an interview on Friday, Rogilic claimed that:
Wright got here from behind and rode the handlebars out of my fingers earlier than I knew it
Wright’s group Bahrain Victorious additionally backed up Wright saying that he did nothing improper. Matej Mohorič was very vocal about his views, he mirrored on the incidents that occurred on stage 16:
I noticed three or 4 completely different movies. There’s nothing to say, it is rather, very clear that Primož deviated from his line. He didn’t verify over his shoulder to see if anybody was there, and he was clearly on the white line
Mohorič is aware of each the riders, Rogilic and Wright very carefully. But, he selected to defend his teammate saying:
It’s not applicable and it’s not truthful to make an announcement like that towards Fred, who I do know personally very well
He continued so as to add:
We’ve respect within the peloton however some riders are extra desirous to push for place than others. I feel for those who ask the peloton, everybody will let you know that Primož is extra desirous to push for place than Fred
Mohorič even went so far as saying that Rogilic tends to crash lots:
We all know that Primož crashes lots and this isn’t the primary time this occurred
The Slovenian rider Matej Mohorič has been driving with the group Bahrain Victorious since 2021. He holds a specialty within the one-day races. Matej has gained a number of levels on the Tour de France (2021), Giro d’Italia (2018) , Vuelta a España (2017) and plenty of extra.
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