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Thibaut Pinot: Horner was stronger than Froome

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Thibaut Pinot (FDJ)

Thibaut Pinot (FDJ)
(Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Nacer Bouhanni, Arthur Vichot, and Thibaut Pinot (FDJ)

Nacer Bouhanni, Arthur Vichot, and Thibaut Pinot (FDJ)
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Thibaut Pinot (FDJ)

Thibaut Pinot (FDJ)
(Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Thibaut Pinot (FDJ) tumbled down the GC yesterday after losing touch on the descent of the Col de Pailhères yesterday

Thibaut Pinot (FDJ) tumbled down the GC yesterday after losing touch on the descent of the Col de Pailhères yesterday
(Image credit: Sam Dansie)

Thibaut Pinot finished seventh in this year's Vuelta a España, three places better than his 2012 Tour de France performance and the Frenchman has claimed that Chris Horner was stronger in this year’s Vuelta than Chris Froome during last year’s Tour.