Team Sky's dilemma: should Geraint Thomas now be considered their Tour de France leader?

Thomas has shown to be the strongest at Team Sky so far at the Tour, but both he and Froome will have to wary of Tom Dumoulin

Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome on Alpe d'Huez on stage 12 of the Tour de France (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

So, what do Team Sky do now?

However much Geraint Thomas may insist that he remains subservient to Chris Froome, and however much the management may wish to proceed in the manner of business as usual, it cannot be denied that Geraint Thomas currently looks like the strongest rider at the Tour de France.

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Stephen Puddicombe is a freelance journalist for Cycling Weekly, who regularly contributes to our World Tour racing coverage with race reports, news stories, interviews and features. Outside of cycling, he also enjoys writing about film and TV - but you won't find much of that content embedded into his CW articles.