Nice – Romain Bardet: “I would have hoped to be a little better…”

Before the 6th stage of Paris-Niceshortened to 80 kilometers because of the violent wind and then finally canceled by the organizers, Romain Bardet came back on his sensations and his state of form. “It’s okay. I would have hoped to be a little better, but I had a not great end of February in terms of health, so I hope to get back into the game quietly”entrusts the sixth of the general classification, 1’42 “from the Slovenian Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates), yellow jersey since arriving at the top of La Loge des Gardes on Wednesday.

Video – Friday’s 6th stage canceled… Bardet 1’42” from Pogacar

“Tomorrow (Saturday) evening, the physical hierarchy will be established”

You lead Team DSM also mentioned this first part of Paris-Niceas well as the last race weekend, which promises to be decisive. “There are already big gaps, Tadej Pogacar and David Gaudu are really in front. They have shown that they are the strongest and they really have control over the race, but the hardest part is yet to come. Tomorrow (Saturday) evening, the physical hierarchy will be established, while it will be more tactical on Sunday. There will be opportunities during the last stage, we will have to see the weather too”concludes Romain Bardet.