Third at the first rest day, Egan Bernal can win the Tour de France and dominate Grand Tours. That is Gianni Savio's opinion.
Having moved into second place on Monday, Geraint Thomas is still very much the Tour de France favourite in Chris Boardman's eyes.
Second in the GC and with a Team INEOS colleague close behind, Geraint Thomas feels well placed at the Tour de France.
Geraint Thomas is confident he can trust Egan Bernal as a Tour de France team-mate, with the injured Chris Froome having just returned home.
Richie Porte believes Geraint Thomas has to be considered the obvious favourite for the Tour de France with Chris Froome out.
Geraint Thomas will be joined by Egan Bernal at the front of Team INEOS for the Tour de France next month after Chris Froome was ruled out.
Team INEOS were relieved to see Geraint Thomas cleared of injury, but his absence from the Tour de Suisse means he must alter his training.
A crash at the Tour de Suisse does not appear set to rule Geraint Thomas out of the Tour de France following scans on Tuesday.
Less than three weeks out from his Tour de France title defence, Geraint Thomas crashed out of the Tour de Suisse on Tuesday.