Previously a rider who was always the bridesmaid and never the bride, Fuglsang picked up two stages wins in the Dauphiné, including a final-day triumph on the last ascent of the race that knocked Richie Porte (BMC Racing) off the top step of the podium by just 10 seconds.
Another stellar last-day ride, this time from Quick-Step's Dan Martin, earned the Irishman a third-place overall finish, his second Dauphiné podium result in as many years.
We hear from Fuglsang, who describes his post-race phone call with former teammate Vincenzo Nibali, from a bitterly disappointed Porte and also from Sky's Chris Froome – who has now tipped Porte as the number one favourite for the Tour de France.
Click here to subscribe to the Cyclingnews Podcast.
Thank you for signing up to Cycling News. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.