"We are riding without our captains [Peter Sagan and Rafal Majka], so we want to take advantage of our opportunities. We have to respect our fans, our sponsors and our staff. Usually working for others, it doesn't often happen to me to work for myself. In the last kilometers, I was thinking that I could do it. With 2km to go, I looked back and I saw the bunch still 200 metres back but it was also only 200 metres…"
Maciej Bodnar: "200 metres too long"
interview12.07.2017Stage 11- Eymet / Pau
"In stages like today and yesterday, it's difficult to say if I'm in the shape I want to or not because it's just about cruising in the bunch. Tomorrow, I'll know more in the mountains but I certainly like to think that my curve is still on the up. I'm hoping to hit the last week in the best shape I've ever been. I think the number 1 priority will be to not allow someone to come back on GC and I'll keep a close eye on Aru. I'll stick to him like glue."
jersey wearers after the stage 18
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