Geraint Thomas: Andorra will be the decisive day in the first mountain weekend

Geraint Thomas thinks that stage nine into Andorra will be decisive and could be pivotal for the overall classification at the 2016 Tour de France

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Team Sky's Geraint Thomas says that the decisive day in the next three Pyrenean stages of the Tour de France will be stage nine to Andorra.

The race travels over the Col d'Aspin to Lac de Payolle on stage seven, covers the classic Pyrenean stage to Bagnères-de-Luncheon on stage eight and then on stage nine, snakes its way from Spain to Arcalis in Andorra.

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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.