Unconcerned about their performances in yesterday's Stage 3 time trial at the Dauphiné Libéré, where Danish rider Nicki Sørensen was their best performer in 21st place, directeur sportif Alain Gallopin said it was "a deliberate choice".
"Nicki did a good time trial today, but just like last year, it's apparent, that our riders aren't in top form at the moment. This is actually a deliberate choice," he said on team-csc.com. "The Tour is still almost one month away, and that's when we should be peaking."
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