Gee could theoretically still take the jersey if he wins all points today (+166) and Pinot nothingBuitrago about the only person of interest in that break. Not even a battle of KOM here
No its not dumb ... He has no alternative so he has to do it if he wants to win the KOMThat is dumb
Realistically though what else can Ineos do other than be defensive - they have the maglia rosa and all of four domestiques. Sticking Arensman in the break would be chaotic but would it really help their cause? Thomas hasn't looked like Roglic is going to drop him so farSimon Gerrans agreeing with Ineos' apparent conservative approach to today's stage, to "play it safe".
Just thought the forum might like to know.
Allow it he's doing it for the fans, has a stage win already anyway so he's just having fun. Great guyBen healy great watts, great grinta, poor braincells