Tour De France: Landa Optimistic About Movistar's Gc Chances In The Alps

Mikel Landa breathed a sigh of relief after catching back onto the peloton

After keeping their noses out of the wind on stage 10 , Mikel Landa believes that he and his fellow Movistar leaders, Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde, will have a chance to really take on the Tour de France on Wednesday's stage to La Rosière. The ascending will start almost immediately on the 108-kilometre day, which has packed in four classified climbs, including the 17.6-kilometre first category summit finish. The short, yet relentless, nature of the parcours will make it much harder to control, says Landa, and therefore favour the Spanish team as they to try and put a cat among the pigeons. "Tomorrow's stage should be better for us, as it's one where it's difficult to keep such a strong group together and could be good for us three," Landa told the press as he warmed down outside his team bus in Le Grand Bornand. "It will be already ...

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