Geraint Thomas: The Dauphiné is not just a two-team race

Jumbo-Visma and Team Ineos lead the peloton at Tour de L'Ain (Image credit: Getty Images)

"It’s not just a two-team race," Geraint Thomas insisted just before lining up for the opening stage of the Critérium du Dauphiné in Clermont Ferrand.

 Yet, while that is undoubtedly true, the reprise of the duel between Jumbo-Visma and Team Ineos that lit up the Tour de l’Ain is expected to continue in this week's five-day Critérium du Dauphiné.

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