Egan Bernal back on the bike and building for Tour de France after collarbone break

The Colombian was forced out of the Ineos team for the Giro d'Italia after crashing just a week before the race start

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Egan Bernal, after crashing a week before his chance to lead Team Ineos at the Giro d'Italia, is back on his bike building for the Tour de France.

Team principal David Brailsford is planning for him to race either the Tour de Suisse or the Critérium du Dauphiné in June before the Tour alongside Chris Froome and defending champion Geraint Thomas.

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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.