Cycling-Bardet shameful but revengeful after Tour de France blow
Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.
By Julien Pretot
BELFORT, France, July 12 (Reuters) - Romain Bardet was aiming at no less than overall victory on the Tour de France, but after only six stages the Frenchman has been left ashamed of himself and virtually out of contention.
Second overall in 2016 and third in 2017, the 28-year-old AG2R-La Mondiale rider started the race full of ambition despite a below-par season and his limited time-trialing abilities.
But Bardet, who has three Tour stage wins to his name, was convinced th ...