Tom Pidcock targets ‘bigger ambitions’ at Tour de France after breakthrough

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  • Briton calls Alpe d’Huez stage win a ‘ridiculous experience’
  • Chris Froome vows to ‘keep pushing’ after finishing third

Tom Pidcock may be a little too cocky for some tastes but as his track record shows, he delivers. The 22-year-old from Leeds has rapidly transferred his mountain biking and cyclocross expertise to road racing and is the coming force at the Ineos Grenadiers team.

But even though he has won world and Olympic titles, he still struggled to explain the intensity of racing through the huge crowds on Alpe d’Huez on Thursday to win the most prestigious summit finish in cycling.

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Written by Jeremy Whittle in Alpe d’Huez
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/jul/14/cycling-tom-pidcock-tour-de-france-alpe-dhuez-reaction-chris-froome under the title “Tom Pidcock targets ‘bigger ambitions’ at Tour de France after breakthrough”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.