Former Perfs winner claims Dubai Tour honour

Marcin Bialoblocki was the overall winner of the intermediate sprints jersey at the Dubai Tour.

Sunday, 7th February 2016, 5:50 pm
Updated Wednesday, 17th February 2016, 6:10 am
Marcin Bialoblocki, left, and Yanto Barker, right, crest Portsdown Hill in last season's Perfs Pedal. Picture: Rob Atkins

The ONE Pro Cycling star, who won the Perfs Pedal on Portsdown Hill in 2013 and finished third last season, grabbed hold of the jersey with a superb ride on stage two.

And the Polish powerhouse held on to it for the final two stages as Marcel Kittel snatched the general classification crown at Burj Khalifa.

The German sprinter won the final stage as Bialoblocki’s team-mates Yanto Barker and Chris Opie – both former winners of the Perfs Pedal – cross the line 10th and 11th respectively.

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The 2016 Perfs Pedal takes place on Sunday, February 14 and will feature five ascents of Portsdown Hill before finishing at Hundred Acre Wood.