Geraint Thomas: I just want to race my bike again

Geraint Thomas (Team Ineos) at the 2020 Volta ao Algarve
Geraint Thomas (Team Ineos) at the 2020 Volta ao Algarve (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

2018 Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas says that he'd love to be able to race some form of La Grande Boucle this year in order to support livelihoods within the cycling industry, but also accepts that it may not be possible if the coronavirus crisis continues to keep the sport – and much of the world – in lockdown.

Talking in a interview published on Monday, the 33-year-old Welshman said that he'd relish the opportunity to try to win a second Tour – as part of a Team Ineos squad that would also likely include defending champion Egan Bernal and four-time winner Chris Froome – but that "there are more important things in life".

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