Ag2r-La Mondiale upbeat despite self-suspension

Due to self-suspension following the positive dope test of Sylvain Georges for heptaminol, Ag2r-La Mondiale won't take the start of the Dauphiné on home soil next weekend but the French team based in the Alps has showed some character with Samuel Dumoulin winning the GP Plumelec and Carlos Betancur climbing the Tre Cime di Lavaredo in his successful search of the white jersey of best young rider at the Giro d'Italia.

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