So, Thibaut Pinot & Stefan Küng confirmed, no Arnaud Démare as expected, no Michael Storer.
Arnaud Démare, Michael Storer both missing from final roster
“I’m evidently very happy to take part in my last Tour,” added Pinot, who first raced the Tour de France in 2012, winning a memorable solo victory at Porrentruy. He recently claimed the King of the Mountains title in the Giro d’Italia.
“The Giro was an exhausting race, but I feel ready for this challenge. I’ve just done a recon of some stages and a training camp at La Clusaz and I hope I have the same legs as I had at the end of the Giro.
“I’m keen to take part in this race at 100% for one last time.”