Simon Yates after Paris-Nice showdown: 'Not much you can do when Roglič is in second gear'

British BikeExchange-Jayco rider sits second overall after stage seven of Paris-Nice

After finishing third behind Primož Roglič on the Col de Turini, Simon Yates was pretty sanguine about his day out in the Alpes at Paris-Nice, where he finished third behind the Slovenian and Dani Martínez.

"There's not much you can do when he is in second gear," the British BikeExchange-Jayco rider said after crossing the finish line.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.