Geraint Thomas says Team Ineos has better riders but he wants to target 2020 Tour de France

The Welshman still has his own ambitions, but may have to support his team-mates

Geraint Thomas (Photo by Bas Czerwinski/Getty Images)

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Geraint Thomas admits there are better riders in the Team Ineos roster, but still wants to chase glory in the 2020 Tour de France.

The surprise winner of the 2018 Tour followed up with second in this year’s edition, as his 22-year-old team-mate Egan Bernal emerged victorious.

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Alex Ballinger

Alex Ballinger is editor of BikeBiz magazine, the leading publication for the UK cycle industry, and is the former digital news editor for After gaining experience in local newsrooms, national newspapers and in digital journalism, Alex found his calling in cycling, first as a reporter, then as news editor responsible for Cycling Weekly's online news output, and now as the editor of BikeBiz. Since pro cycling first captured his heart during the 2010 Tour de France (specifically the Contador-Schleck battle) Alex covered three Tours de France, multiple editions of the Tour of Britain, and the World Championships, while both writing and video presenting for Cycling Weekly. He also specialises in fitness writing, often throwing himself into the deep end to help readers improve their own power numbers.  Away from the desk, Alex can be found racing time trials, riding BMX and mountain bikes, or exploring off-road on his gravel bike. He’s also an avid gamer, and can usually be found buried in an eclectic selection of books.