Tom Pidcock 'dreaming' of taking yellow jersey on opening weekend of Tour de France

British rider hopes to play starring role in Italian Grand Départ

Tom Pidcock
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Tom Pidcock is quietly confident and dreaming big ahead of the Tour de France Grand Départ in Florence. 

The British star is coming into the race primarily targeting stage wins, but says he is dreaming of pulling on the leader's yellow jersey during the opening weekend. 

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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.