Bernal biding his time for the third week of Tour de France

ORCIERES FRANCE SEPTEMBER 01 Sepp Kuss of The United States and Team Jumbo Visma Primoz Roglic of Slovenia and Team Jumbo Visma Egan Arley Bernal Gomez of Colombia and Team INEOS Grenadiers Tadej Pogacar of Slovenia and UAE Team Emirates Julian Alaphilippe of France and Team Deceuninck QuickStep Yellow Leader Jersey Peloton during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 4 a 1605km stage from Sisteron to OrcieresMerlette 1825m TDF2020 LeTour on September 01 2020 in Orcieres France Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images
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As Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) confirmed at Orcières-Merlette he is on the comeback trail with a vengeance, Egan Bernal (Ineos Grenadiers) said he is aiming to play a long game at the Tour de France this year - just as he did so successfully in 2019.

Seventh on stage 4, Bernal was always close to the front on the Tour's first summit finish and never looked like he was in danger of getting dropped.

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