John Degenkolb builds up to a possible Tour de France place at the Critérium du Dauphiné, while Warren Barguil heads to the Tour de Suisse
The German won’t have many opportunities for stage wins, with a very lumpy edition of the Dauphiné in store, but he could challenge the likes of Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis) and Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) on stage one.
John Degenkolb sprints to fifth in stage eight of the Tour of California
Barguil, meanwhile, will get his climbing legs in gear with three consecutive summit finishes at the Tour de Suisse and will be joined by Laurens ten Dam and Simon Geschke.
Degenkolb made his return to stage racing at the Tour of California in May, sprinting to fifth in the final stage in Sacramento.