Adam Yates likely to target Tour de France

Simon and Adam Yates at the Vuelta a España team presentation

Most of the Grand Tour GC hopefuls have confirmed their racing plans for 2019, with the odd exception over whether Geraint Thomas takes on the Giro d'Italia as well as the defense of his Tour de France title. Another British rider yet to publicly confirm his schedule for the season is Mitchelton Scott's climber Adam Yates . His team have not officially announced his full 2019 schedule but the Tour de France has been penciled in. In 2018 the 26-year-old came into the Tour de France on the back of a second place overall at the Criterium du Dauphine. At the Tour he was well placed after the first week but was unable to hold his form in the mountains. He competed in the Vuelta a Espana later in the season and helped his brother Simon Yates and Mitchelton Scott win their maiden Grand Tour title. This season Simon Yates ...

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