Pinarello insists Geraint Thomas to ride the Giro despite contrary reports

Fausto Pinarello said over the weekend that he had seen a list of Sky riders for the Giro which included Thomas

Geraint Thomas ahead of stage six of the 2018 Tour de France (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Team Sky's bike supplier and famous Italian brand Pinarello says Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas will race the 2019 Giro d'Italia.

Thomas and the team have said otherwise recently despite this and other reports, with the Welshman denying the claims to CyclingNews over the weekend.

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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.