Thibaut Pinot pushes for farewell Tour de France choice after Giro d’Italia ‘excessive’


Thibaut Pinot celebrated his thirty third birthday in Rome the day after ending the Giro d’Italia, celebrating his fifth place general and his blue mountains jersey in what may very well be the final Grand Tour of his profession.

Buoyed by his Giro d’Italia efficiency, Pinot now hopes to experience the Tour de France for an much more emotional farewell on the roads of France.