'We just have to keep trying': Ineos Grenadiers ready to attack at the Tour de France

'You never know' British team's DS Steve Cummings says anything is still possible at French Grand Tour

Tom Pidcock on stage five of the 2023 Tour de France
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Ineos Grenadiers believe that its opportunity will soon come to turn the Tour de France on its head. 

The British squad began the Tour de France with multiple cards to play in the fight for the yellow jersey including Dani Martínez, Tom Pidcock and Carlos Rodriguez, but the former two lost time to the likes of Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma) and Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) in the opening days.

In the aftermath of Jai Hindley’s stunning win in Laruns on stage five and capture of the maillot jaune, Rodriguez sits ninth overall, 1-56 behind the Australian rider on Bora-Hansgrohe. 

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Tom joined Cycling Weekly in early 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

He has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the recent Glasgow World Championships. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world and interviewed some of the sport's top riders. 

When not writing news scoops from the WorldTour, or covering stories from elsewhere in the domestic professional scene, he reports on goings on at bike shops up and down the UK, where he is based when not out on the road at races. He has also appeared on the Radio Cycling podcast.