Team Sunweb name Tour de France roster supporting Dumoulin

Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) at the start of the Giro d'Italia

Team Sunweb are heading into the Tour de France with a goal of learning about the race for a future run at the general classification with Tom Dumoulin . Coach Tom Veelers said the 2017 Giro d'Italia overall winner will go into the Tour de France without pressure to get results this year, instead focusing on building for a future general classification attempt at the Grande Boucle. "We've never been to the Tour de France with a GC focus, and it will be a completely new experience for us and a long-term challenge that we are looking forward to," Veelers said in a statement released with the roster announcement. "We want to get through that process with Tom this year without any pressure on results, creating the foundations to build on in the years to come," Veelers said. "The parcours provide the perfect platform for an exciting race, and after ...

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