What's he gonna do, train in the high mountains at the expense of his punch? He could make himself the 8th best climber in the race with no signficant quality that gains him any time back.If he has been compared to and nicknamed Balaphilippe or Jalaphilippe, then Alaphilippe should have some GC potential. To me, just a matter of training and objectives.
In '20, Alaphilippe's goal could be stages and green, which with the polka that he already got puts him in a very select group of riders.
And the argument you present is backwards. If Alaphilippe doesn't do good GCs again, the comparison is l
any winner on Grand Colombier is GC championI am still waiting for Kwiatkowski to make the transition.
As the fifth man in line, he steps up to retain the yellow jersey for Ineos after Bernal, Carapaz, Froome and Thomas crash out in week one.
Michal: Making the Colombier Grand again.
This is my ultimate cycling news forum dream.