‘Now we can see he’s capable of a regular level, so he’s slowly returning to his top shape, step by step,’ says Groupama FDJ director.
'There’s perspective nowadays and whatever comes along he’ll deal with it,' writes York as Pinot builds towards the Tour de France in Romandie.
Pinot and Bardet end years of hurt with stage win and GC victory at Tour of the Alps to rekindle hopes of long-expecting French fans.
Tour of the Alps: Thibaut Pinot rides to stage 5 win from two-man break, Romain Bardet takes overall
Romain Bardet earned the win for the top place in the general classification on final day of racing.
French star's winless streak that dates back to 2019 continues after he was reeled in under the red kite.
The Roglič-riddle, cobblestone consternation, Lefevere-unplugged and more – the upcoming Tour de France series has stories-galore.
The French climber struggled with back pain for nearly two years but says he's felt the best he has since the 2020 Critérium du Dauphiné after a strong showing at Tirreno-Adriatico.
French star tiptoeing back into the limelight with hopes of hitting peak form later this summer.
Close to the best climbers — but not yet one of them at the French stage race — Thibaut Pinot and his team are taking a long-term perspective.
French stage racing season kicks off at the five-day event where Ineos Grenadiers, EF Education and Groupama-FDJ bring strong teams.
Pinot will be joined by David Gaudu, Stefan Küng and Michael Storer at the Tour, Démare and Attila Valter go to the Giro as Groupama-FDJ sets schedules.
'There are obvious failures' — team director Yvon Madiot delivers brutally honest assessment as French squad suffers without Thibaut Pinot.
Groupama-FDJ boss says he's hopeful Thibaut Pinot is ready for Tour de France return, but questions the presence of cobblestones in the route.
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This weekend's race saw the ever-versatile new generation of GC greats stealing the headlines.
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Groupama-FDJ to decide whether or not Thibaut Pinot will race the Giro d'Italia next month.