Hectic training day for Geraint Thomas after the bike was stolen and then returned

Geraint Thomas had a hectic day in the saddle while training in the south of France after his bike was stolen and later returned by local police.

The 2018 Tour de France winner was forced to take a taxi home when a practice run was cut short on Sunday after his bike was caught outside a cafe.

Thomas posted a photo on social media as he was in the taxi after his Pinarello Dogma F bike went missing, saying: “Nice ride. Nice coffee break in Menton. Except someone stole my bike .

But the 35-year-old posted another tweet shortly after when his bike was found.

“Look what popped up!! I have a great story for you in next week’s @gtcc_pod. Many thanks to Menton Police for their help. All’s well that ends well,” he said. declared.

Thomas had joked earlier that he also lost irreplaceable training data when picking up the bike.

He added: “Also, I haven’t downloaded my Garmin this week. If it’s not on TrainingPeaks, it didn’t happen, did it? »

The Welshman recently returned to the south of France to step up preparations for next season.

Although the Ineos Grenadiers are yet to announce a new contract for Thomas, the 35-year-old revealed last month that he had reached an agreement with the team and only needed to sign him.

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