The evolution of Team Ineos: More than just masters of the mountains

How Team Ineos have found new ways to distance their rivals at the Tour de France

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

“But yeah, we race boring anyway, don’t we?” quipped Geraint Thomas with more than a glint in his eye after Team Ineos took the race by the scruff of the neck in a windy, chaotic finale to stage 10 of the 2019 Tour de France on Monday.

Though they’re renowned and feared for the stranglehold they can inflict with a fleet of world class climbers in the mountains strangling any potential opposition attacks, there’s much more to Sky/Ineos than eight walking watts per kilo machines.

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