Geraint Thomas: ‘It hit me this morning that I could’ve been going for the win’

The Welshman says he's pleased with how he performed after Sky's disastrous opening stage

Geraint Thomas at Tirreno-Adriatico 2017 (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Geraint Thomas woke up this morning along Italy's east coast and realised that he could have been racing for the Tirreno-Adriatico win had Team Sky's team time trial not gone pear-shaped one week ago.

The Welshman continued regardless.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.