Philippa York analysis: Bardet's Dauphine sits on knife's edge

Ahead of the crucial Critérium du Dauphiné time trial on Wednesday, AG2R La Mondiale's Romain Bardet finds himself in a difficult situation following his stage 2 time losses to Chris Froome (Team Ineos), Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) and several of the other favourites. It's not over by a long shot, but AG2R have made no secret that this race is one of their objectives of the season, so the question is, has the likeable Frenchman blown his chance of being on the podium come Sunday night?

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