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A quick one this week, you need to get your picks in today as the Tour de Romandie starts tomorrow (Tuesday).
This year is the 73rd edition of the Tour de Romandie, a 6 day tour finishing on Sunday. With plenty of climbing and a couple of time trials we may start to see the developing form of some of the GT specialists.
The race starts in Neuchatel with a 3.9 Km Prologue TT with the Queen Stage starting on Saturday in Lucens and finishing in Torgon followed by the final ITT on Sunday in Geneva. Will it be sealed by Sunday or will we see the overall placings come down to the final ITT?
The winner from last year was Roglic beating Bernal and Porte. Roglic is back to defend but neither Bernal nor Porte is riding though Thomas is leading for Sky/Ineos and should be looking to be in good form. Ineos would certainly be pleased with a result in so early in their sponsorship.
Top 5 from 2018 were:
1. Primoz Roglic
2. Egan Bernal
3. Richie Porte
4. Jakob Fuglsang
5. Rui Costa
Details of the route and start list can be found here.