Tom Pidcock: Beating the likes of Pogačar and Vingegaard to a Tour de France stage would be ‘a step up’

Ineos Grenadiers rider heads into second Tour aiming for general classification and stage wins

Tom Pidcock
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Tom Pidcock wants to win a stage from the group of favourites at this year's Tour de France, as he splits his objectives between general classification and hunting a stage win.

The Ineos Grenadiers rider said that in order to go a step further from the highs of last year, he needs to beat the likes of Tadej Pogačar, Jonas Vingegaard and the other overall favourites to a victory. 

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Tom Thewlis

Tom has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

Since joining the team, he has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the World Championships in Glasgow. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world. 

As well as on the ground reporting, Tom writes race reports from the men's and women's WorldTour and helps with coverage of UK domestic cycling.