Geraint Thomas 'feeling like old self again' at the Tour de France as he looks forward to the Alps

Thomas has his mojo back 24 hours after struggling on the Tourmalet

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Geraint Thomas (Ineos) feels confident again heading into the second rest day of the 2019 Tour de France.

On stage 15 the Welsh defending champion fought with the top riders on the Prat d'Albis summit finish and remains on top of a tight general classification fight right behind a fading Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-Quick Step).

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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.