Which GC rider will come out on top in crucial Tour de France time trial?

The stage 12 time trial will provide the next indication of which favourite for the overall classification could wear yellow into Paris

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The 2019 Tour de France continues with its first and only individual time trial, but out of Geraint Thomas (Ineos) and his rivals, who will come out on top?

Team Ineos sports director Nicolas Portal does not see the top climbers losing that much over stage 13, which covers a lumpy 27.2 kilometres around Pau.

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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.