Thibaut Pinot headlines a strong FDJ squad as he looks to replicate last year’s third place finish at the 2015 Tour De France.
The French squad has some seriously good riders that are capable of sustaining breakaways and winning stages; and with a few sprinters mixed in as well they certainly have a chance of claiming victories at this year’s Tour.
The 23-year-old Pinot was impressive at last year’s edition of the race; once the big guns Alberto Contador and Chris Froome crashed out, he more than matched Astana’s Vincenzo Nibali in the mountains.
And we cannot forget that he picked up the best young riders jersey; he is an upcoming star. But the looming question this time around is whether he can do that this year.
Bernard Hinault said: “With Thibaut Pinot, who was third on GC and…
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