Geraint Thomas on Sky's Tour de France selection

"Glad I’m not making those decisions" says Welshman Geraint Thomas, after Bradley Wiggins was left out of Sky's line-up

Geraint Thomas on stage six of the 2014 Criterium du Dauphine

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

After his second place ride in the British time trial championship, Geraint Thomas of Team Sky found himself in a tricky position on Thursday evening as he stepped off the podium in Celtic Manor.

Yards away in an adjacent media scrum, Bradley Wiggins had just announced that he would - definitively and definitely - not be riding the Tour de France. The news passed by osmosis to the press huddled around Thomas and the question was put to him. What did he think? How did he feel about Wiggins’ non-participation?

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