Philippa York: For Grand Tour contenders, nothing matters (yet)

Bahrain-Merida’s Vincenzo Nibali offers Tour de France winner Egan Bernal (Team Ineos) some advice during the 2019 Il Lombardia
Bahrain-Merida’s Vincenzo Nibali offers Tour de France winner Egan Bernal (Team Ineos) some advice during the 2019 Il Lombardia (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

The 2020 season is only a few weeks old, but when it comes this year’s Grand Tour contenders, there has been no shortage of column inches and articles devoted to their form, results and overall aspirations.

Even though Chris Froome, Thibaut Pinot, Geraint Thomas, and Primoz Roglic haven’t raced, that hasn’t stopped those debating the possible fortunes of Tadej Pogacar and Egan Bernal after their first racing forays of 2020.

Thank you for reading 5 articles in the past 30 days*

Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read any 5 articles for free in each 30-day period, this automatically resets

After your trial you will be billed £4.99 $7.99 €5.99 per month, cancel anytime. Or sign up for one year for just £49 $79 €59

Join now for unlimited access

Try your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1