Ok, In the behind the scenes video, he said after the TT that he was bad and pushed 20W less than he wanted to. That means he would normally push the same watts as Thomas (we had the stats from Velon, that showed Evenepoel pushed 20W less than Thomas which is possible due to being more aero). Thomas is 12cm taller and weighs +/- 8kg more.
In januari leerde Remco Evenepoel hem nog fietsen in Calpe. Nu kroop Average Rob voor Streamz, het videostreamingplatform van DPG Media, in het spoor van de wereldkampioen tijdens de Giro. Hij reconstrueerde er onder meer zijn laatste 24 uur. De succesvolle tijdrit gevolgd door de ontnuchterende...
How is he going to wear the yellow jersey if he is going to lose 20 minutes to be able to go into breaks and fight for stagewins? Riding the Tour as a stagehunter is nothing like riding the Tour for GC. He will learn nothing from it, except that he can beat Kragh Andersen or Pinot in a breakaway. We already know that he can, he already knows that. The moment he gets the yellow jersey he will want to fight for it, which makes no sense if he isn't in form to do so. And even if he isn't in form, they are not going to give the yellow jersey to him, like they gave pink to Armirail.