Vincenzo Nibali aiming for more consistency at Tour de France after 'suffering' in Dauphiné

Nibali failed to impress at the Critérium du Dauphiné, but hopes to ride with more consistency at the 2018 Tour de France

Vincenzo Nibali at the 2018 Critérium du Dauphiné (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) aims to be consistent throughout the Tour de France after "suffering" in the Critérium du Dauphiné.

Team Sky's Geraint Thomas won the Critérium du Dauphiné a week ago. Nibali attacked a couple of times, but failed to feature much as he builds toward the Tour de France. He placed 27th overall in the French stage race, 21-12 minutes behind Thomas.

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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.