I'm not sure I'd believe him. Probably he thought it's too far out, yes, but he tried to bridge to the pair when they were just about 5s ahead. He was in no man's land between the two groups for about 5min at least. He tried to bridge, but just couldn't do it. Then he probably sat up and was reabsorbed by the Bahrain lead chasing group.Interesting that MAL in his interview said he sat up because he thought it was too far out, so not "no legs", but just not interested.