Primoz Roglic emphasises time trial training in approach to Tour de France

Team Jumbo rider Slovenias Primoz Roglic wearing the overall leaders yellow jersey rides during the 20th stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France cycling race a time trial of 36 km between Lure and La Planche des Belles Filles on September 19 2020 Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD AFP Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARDAFP via Getty Images
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Primož Roglič’s crash at the 2020 Critérium du Dauphiné meant he went six weeks without training on his time trial bike ahead of the fateful La Planche des Belles Filles stage of the Tour de France, Jumbo-Visma head of performance Mathieu Heijboer has revealed. 

Roglič looked poised to win last year’s Tour only to lost a surprising 1:56 to his fellow Slovenian Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) in the 36km test on the final weekend of the race. 

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