Third last year, Thibaut Pinot (FDJ) again lost round in this 11th stage.
“I used the little strength I had left to try and go into the break, I was in the attempt before the break. But when I see how it went later in the day, I have no regrets. I didn’t have legs again today. We try to understand why it doesn’t work, why I an’t reach my normal level. I’m far from my best, I don’t manage to raise the tempo. I try to understand, but I can’t. We’re going to have blood tests to see it something’s wrong. If I didn’t believe I still have chances, I would nt be here. Mentally, I’m fine, but the best mental is the legs.There’s a problem for sure.” Read more….
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