'I can definitely get to that level again': Geraint Thomas reflects on a career-defining year and returning to the Tour

A busy post-Tour schedule has left Geraint Thomas with a lot to do if he wants to defend his Tour title in 2019. CW caught up with him on a recent flying visit to Japan

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Geraint Thomas was awarded Male Rider of the Year 2018 in association with Nederburg Wine at the Cycling Weekly Awards 2018

It’s nine o’clock at night, jet lag is setting in and Geraint Thomas looks like he’s beginning to flag. Ever the professional, he’s doing a good job of hiding it as he takes part in a bizarre televised Japanese game show with five other WorldTour pros. Whether or not the 200 or so strong audience are cycling fans is unclear, but they’re loving it all the same.

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