Geraint Thomas expects aggressive start to Tour de France mountains: 'We'll see how UAE hold up in the Alps'

The Welshman has promised an exciting race for fans as Ineos and Jumbo-Visma have no option but to attack Tadej Pogačar

Geraint Thomas
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As long as Tadej Pogačar stays upright, he'll win the Tour de France, says UAE Team Emirates principal Allan Peiper.

The Slovenian looked imperious in the stage five time trial, the flat race against the clock being the place where many had expected the likes of Primož Roglič and Geraint Thomas to gain on the 22-year-old before the mountains, but things didn't go to plan.

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