Mads World: Babysitting at the Tour de France

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World champion Mads Pedersen (Trek-Segafredo) (Image credit: Getty Images Sportt)

First thing, I’m still having fun at the Tour de France, and even though I’m yawning right now it’s all worth it because Richie Porte is up there on GC and finishing off all our hard work.

On stage 15 it was a crazy start and there were a lot of guys trying to get into the break and I was trying my best to do the same for the first 15km but I said to myself and the team that if a break hadn’t formed by that point then I’d sit up and move into my default role of protecting Richie as much as possible before the climbs started. With Bauke Mollema now sadly out because of his crash we’re fully committed to Richie and his GC ambitions. 

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