Pinot: I'M Going To The Criterium Du Dauphine To Win

Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) will race with the new Giro Imperial shoes

Thibaut Pinot ( Groupama-FDJ ) has promised to race aggressively as he heads into Sunday's opening stage of the 2019 Critérium du Dauphiné . The Frenchman comes into the race hot on the heels of a dominant performance at the Tour de l'Ain, where he won a stage and the overall title. The Tour de France in July remains Pinot's ultimate focus this year but the Critérium du Dauphiné is an important stepping stone for a rider who has concentrated on the Giro d'Italia over the last two season. "My main objective in the Critérium du Dauphiné will be to work with my team and go face to face with the strong field and the competition that awaits me there," Pinot said. "I'm itching to start the race, I won't be holding myself back. My plan is to go on the attack, jump from the front and race aggressively. I ...

Read on Cycling News


More Like This

Card image cap

Bardet looks long-term after losing half a minute at Criterium du Dauphine

View
Card image cap

Criterium du Dauphine: Bardet leads AG2R into clash with Froome and Quintana

View
Card image cap

Pinot: I want to show the real me in the Tour de France

View
Card image cap

Vincenzo Nibali: Dauphine is the best race to prepare for the Tour de France

View
Card image cap

Tour de France: Pinot's Prat d'Albis attack gains Frenchman more time

View
Card image cap

Pinot slowly but surely moving towards top form

View
Card image cap

Criterium du Dauphine: Teuns wins stage 2

View
Card image cap

Lambrecht hunting stage success at the Criterium du Dauphine

View
Card image cap

Bernal: I will try to help Geraint Thomas at the Tour de France

View
Card image cap

Dan Martin eyes Criterium du Dauphine podium after another aggressive display

View