Roglic plays down chances for overall success at Tour of Britain

Primoz Roglic on the Tour de France podium after winning stage 19

After taking the race leader's jersey at the Tour of Britain on Thursday, Primoz Roglic did not seem optimistic about his chances of taking a fourth stage race win this season despite his LottoNL-Jumbo team's dominant ride in the team time trial and their strong collective showing in the overall standings. Roglic said that like other riders at the British Tour - Julian Alaphilippe most notably - he is looking to build his form for the world championship in Innsbruck, where he will ride the road race, rather than the time trial - as reported last week - but he is currently some way off the fitness level that took him to fourth place overall in the Tour de France, where he won the stage to Laruns in the Pyrenees. "I think my form is getting better day by day," said the former ski jumper. "I've been on a lot ...

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