EF Education First went to 'full panic stations' trying to limit Urán time losses on Tour de France stage 10

EF Education First's team leader Rigoberto Urán lost 1-40 on stage 10 alongside other GC contenders

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Michael Woods admitted it was 'full panic stations' during stage 10 of the Tour de France where crosswinds led to a number of GC contenders losing time, including Woods' team leader Rigoberto Uran,

"We tried to be proactive and tried to get on the front foot and take advantage of the wind, but we moved up a touch too early and got overwhelmed," Woods said.

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Paul Knott is a fitness and features writer, who has also presented Cycling Weekly videos as well as contributing to the print magazine as well as online articles.  In 2020 he published his first book, The Official Tour de France Road Cycling Training Guide (Welbeck), a guide designed to help readers improve their cycling performance via cherrypicking from the strategies adopted by the pros.