'I had the legs to be there': Geraint Thomas laments missed opportunity to take time in Giro crosswinds

Geraint Thomas says a bit of bad positioning cost him as Quick-Step split the bunch in the finale of Giro d'Italia stage three

Geraint Thomas at the 2017 Giro d'Italia (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Team Sky's Geraint Thomas regrets being in the wrong place when the Giro d'Italia's stage three exploded en route to Cagliari today. He says that he missed a chance to gain 10 seconds on his rivals.

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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.