The reigning world time trial champion doesn't get into details, but said he was becoming a person he didn't like ahead of his abrupt Tour exit
Deceuninck-Quick-Step boss Patrick Lefevere feels Alaphilippe should target other races before Flanders or the Tour - but isn't going to hold him back either.
Colombia's first yellow jersey-winner is taking the heat off himself as he prepares for 2020 with big ambitions.
The Spanish worker eyes the Olympic Games without losing the team's focus on the yellow jersey.
The Vuelta route will be unveiled in December, but early indications are that it will stick to the trusted formula of explosive stages and punishing climbs.