Rohan Dennis: the top Tour de France riders will have to pick the right wheels for windy time trial

Australian time trial specialist Rohan Dennis has set one of the fastest times in the Tour de France TT, and says that the course is very challenging

Rohan Dennis, Amgen Tour of California, Stage 6 Time Trial

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Rohan Dennis (BMC) has said that the Tour de France general classification contenders will have to make a careful choice when picking wheels for Friday's time trial stage with strong winds affecting the route.

TT specialist Dennis set an early fast time on the hilly 37.5km stage 13 test against the clock from Bourg-Saint-Andéol to La Caverne du Pont-d’Arc. Speaking after the finish, the Australian said that the course was tough, particularly given rider fatigue at this stage in the race.

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