Sassenage (AP) – Emanuel Buchmann, who started as a podium candidate in the Tour de France, sees himself only as a helper last week.
“Maybe I can relax on the rest day and then do something for the team. You don’t want to leave the tour like that. You want to do something for the team. They usually work for me too,” Buchmann said after he reached the mountain. at the Grand Colombier more than half an hour behind the Slovenian day winner Tadej Pogacar.
Buchmann had already started the tour battered after a heavy fall on the Dauphiné tour, and the professional cyclist of the Bora-hansgrohe team has also become ill in recent days. “I have already felt better. It is not going well. The last few days I have had a cold and bruises. I have a problem with my stomach”, said the fourth player last year.