Thomas rides to second place on Volta ao Algarve em Bicicleta queen stage

Defending Volta ao Algarve em Bicicleta champion Geraint Thomas revealed his form, condition and desire for consecutive victories on the first GC stage of this year's race, attacking a select group on the steep slopes of Alto da Foia. Thomas was unable to follow stage winner Luis Leon Sanchez (Astana), who counter attacked once the Team Sky had been reeled in within the final 500 meters, but is well within striking distance to take the yellow jersey on stage 3.

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