Boswell Back On Track For Tour De France Selection After Solid Dauphine

Ian Boswell (Katusha-Alpecin).

After a disappointing Tour of California – and a subsequent 'reality check' – Ian Boswell believes he has put himself back on track for a Tour de France debut with a solid week of racing at the Critérium du Dauphiné . The American admitted he was too eager to prove his worth at Katusha-Alpecin after leaving Team Sky, and struggled for results in the first part of the season, California having been a big target. At the Dauphiné, Boswell got himself in a couple of breakaways and rediscovered the sensations that had threatened to desert him under the pressure of the new dawn. "After California, I had a bit of a reality check. I wasn't riding at the level I wanted and I couldn't really put a finger on why," Boswell told Cyclingnews on the final day of the Dauphiné. "I went up to altitude after California, just outside Nice, ...

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