Coquard dismisses Bernaudeau's Tour de France ultimatum

Bryan Coquard, by the letter of Jean-René Bernaudeau's law, should not go to the Tour de France this July. After informing the Direct Energie team manager of his desire to leave at the end of the season, the sprinter's ordinarily secure spot on the Tour roster was thrown into doubt, and he was given an ultimatum: Win at the Critérium du Dauphiné or you're staying at home.

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