Geraint Thomas: 'I hope I've got all my bad luck out of the way before the Giro d'Italia'

Welshman looking forward to his first shot at Grand Tour as leader

Geraint Thomas at Tirreno-Adriatico 2017 (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

With his shot at the Giro d'Italia GC now less than six weeks away, Geraint Thomas says that he hopes all his bad luck is out of the way after missing out in Tirreno-Adriatico and the Volta a Catalunya.

Thomas finished fifth in Tirreno-Adriatico after losing time in the opening team time trial due to the collapse of Gianni Moscon's wheel, and then lost more than 26 minutes on the penultimate day of the Volta a Catalunya when he and the rest of Team Sky missed a split early in the stage.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.