Tour de France: Carapaz convinced Pyrenean stages will be 'very favourable'

Richard Carapaz of Ineos Grenadiers during stage 14 of Tour de France
Richard Carapaz of Ineos Grenadiers during stage 14 of Tour de France (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Richard Carapaz (Ineos Grenadiers) says he is heading into the Pyrenees convinced that the 2021 Tour de France’s longest segment of high mountains racing will play out in his favour.

Carapaz slipped to sixth overall on Saturday’s incursion into the Pyrenean foothills as French outsider Guillaume Martin (Cofidis) made it into the day’s breakaway and soared up to second place on GC.

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