Criterium Du Dauphine: Bardet Leads Ag2r Into Clash With Froome And Quintana

Romain Bardet attacks

Romain Bardet will lead an AG2R La Mondiale team based around his GC ambitions at the Critérium du Dauphiné . Bardet has finished on the podium at the eight-day race twice during his career and won a stage in 2015. The Critérium du Dauphiné has attracted a world class field this year with three-time winner Chris Froome leading Team Ineos, and Richie Porte (Trek Segagredo), Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) Thibaut Pinot (FDJ) and Nairo Quintana (Movistar) set to compete. "The Critérium du Dauphiné is an important time in our season, and we are approaching it, of course, with ambitions," Vincent Lavenu confirmed in press release issued by his team. "The whole team feels very attached to this race; it's linked to our culture, our history, its place in the history and legends of cycling, as well as our own results here. "We are still three weeks away from the Tour de ...

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