Tour De Suisse Result Will Not Decide Movistar's Tour De France Leadership

Alejandro Valverde, Nairo Quintana and Mikel Landa - Movistar training on the Paris-Roubaix cobbles

Mikel Landa and Nairo Quintana are both vying for GC at the Tour de Suisse , but the result will not determine Movistar ’s leadership for the Tour de France . The two leaders, along with Alejandro Valverde, are still attempting to sing from the same hymn book and preach peace and solidarity, with Landa stating that having three leaders at the Tour will be an advantage as the Spanish squad aims to end Chris Froome's and Team Sky's dominance. "Everyone is thinking about it, but for me having three leaders at the Tour is an advantage,' the former Team Sky rider told Cyclingnews at the Tour de Suisse. "We’ll use it to win the Tour. I think it gives us a strength." The first week of the Tour de France is littered with obstacles that could derail any prospective GC candidate, from crosswinds to cobbles, and several tricky uphill ...

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