Greipel: This Could Be My Last Tour De France

Andre Greipel (Arkea-Samsic)

With 11 Tour de France stage wins to his name and a glittering career now in its autumn, Andre Greipel is realistic enough to know that the 2019 Tour de France could be his last. The 36-year-old hasn't won a stage in the race since 2016 and moved to Arkea Samsic over the winter after becoming surplus to requirements at Lotto Soudal last season. The Belgian squad signed Caleb Ewan to replace their German star but this season Greipel has struggled with health issues and not found his best form. Other than a stage win in La Tropicale Amissa Bongo in January he has fired blanks, with a couple of top ten results his only other results of note. He quit the Criterium du Dauphine during the final weekend in the mountains in June but he arrived in Brussels this week in a relaxed mood. At his age, and with ...

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