"You want to recover as much as possible", Thomas said.
"Endurance is a big part of cycling". "It's not up to us to be attacking".
A day later, the final day in the mountains is over 200.5 km.
Quick-Step Floors live wire Alaphilippe trailed Yates of Mitchelton-Scott by 20 seconds going over the Col du Portillon - the fifth and final climb of the 218km stage into the Pyrenees.
"I was not affected because I was not in the first 10 of the group", he said.
STAT OF THE DAY: 0 - The number of stage wins achieved by French teams so far this year, with only six stages left before the race ends.
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When Moscon was disciplined by Sky for the racist abuse of Reza, the team said: "Gianni knows that there is no excuse for his behaviour and that any repeat will result in termination of his contract". Probably one of the hardest climbs, the last climb. "But if it's 110 kilometers, anything can happen, even for the GC contenders", says Franco Pellizotti, the Italian who at 40 is the oldest rider in this Tour. And then it's about keeping the break at a reasonable time.
But the Tour has tried to provide more opportunities for sprinters, too, by adding intermediate time bonuses in the first nine stages of this race.
Riders react after riding through tear gas during a farmers' protest who attempted to block the stage's route, during the 16th stage of the 105th edition of the Tour de France cycling race, between Carcassonne and Bagneres-de-Luchon, southwestern France, on July 24, 2018. "There is some interest there".
"It's still a team sport".
"All this talk of attacking or not attacking...we're in an unbelievable position, we're one and two", he said.
But Yates lost his front wheel on a tight bend 6km from the finish to open the door to Alaphilippe, who rode past to double up his account - and take his Belgian team's tally to four wins following the opening week brace for sprinter Fernando Gaviria. "This could make a difference". "We support and accept the decision by the race organisers to exclude Gianni Moscon from the Tour de France", Brailsford said. Winning is still not what I'm thinking about, I'm still taking it day by day.
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