Offseason Capsule: Team Sky

Meet the new bots, better than the old bots Another year of glory in the high mountains, but 2018 came with some fresh new faces. Scarily for the rest of the peloton, the youth movement shows no signs of abating. What we said last year I spent a while on the youth movement (as I will this year) and a while on the off-bike stuff (which, pleasingly, I will brush past in this capsule) but did eventually make some predictions about the 2018 season. I predicted that Froome would win the Giro and pick up a podium in the Tour. We certainly went the scenic route, but that’s not bad, huh? I was too optimistic about their chances in the Vuelta and on the cobbles. Also, having not predicted the Quick Step juggernaut, I saw them ascending to the top of the pile in overall rankings. What we got in ...

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