Frenchman would rather see the Tour postponed to later in the year than have it raced without fans.
French star admits that a Tour 'behind closed doors' is better than no Tour, but 'prefers not to imagine' the prospect.
The pandemic is on the minds of nearly everyone here, but strangely, once the race actually started, Paris-Nice seemed like just about any other bike race.
They call Paris-Nice the "race to the sun." On Sunday, the peloton saw no sun, and battled through clouds, rain, and wind. Photographer James Startt was there to capture the action.
Belgian team send all-star lineup to Paris-Nice as rival outfits pull out amid coronavirus fears, Lefevere pledges confidence in safety of race.
Affectionately called “The Race to the Sun,” the week-long stage race makes it way down through the heart of France to the Mediterranean Sea, noted for its abundance of sunshine.
The Faun Ardèche Classic and the Royal Bernard Drôme Classic offer muscular terrain that suits puncheurs and climbers alike.
EF Pro Cycling retains overall advantage, with the lead moving from Jonathan Caicedo to Higuita.
The Deceuninck-Quick Step star remains motivated to try for another successful year.