Geraint Thomas says he 'really wasn't feeling great yesterday' but looks to bounce back on stage 15

The Welshman says at the moment he can't see Julian Alaphilippe cracking at the 2019 Tour de France

Geraint Thomas finishes stage 14 of the Tour de France 2019 (Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images)

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Geraint Thomas (Ineos) admits he "really wasn't feeling great" on the Tour de France's Tourmalet stage, but hopes to bounce back in the mountain stages to come.

Thomas lost 36 seconds to his rivals, including Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ), Steven Kruijswijk (Jumbo-Visma) and race leader 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.