In addition to Richard Carapaz’s failed bluff which allowed Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) to seal this year’s Tour with a victory on stage 17, Tao Geoghegan Hart was also abandoned while Geraint Thomas struggled for a day. difficult for the team.
Speaking on his latest podcast with Eurosport, Wiggins was puzzled by the attitude displayed by his former team.
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“He is not up to what [directeur sportif] Gabriel Rasch was talking about seeing the old Sky train again, right? he said.
“Xabier Zandio, the DS in the car with Rasch, was next to me when Tao was let go and they laughed at him.
They were smiling and accepting that some of their riders were not up to the task and it never was.
“Sean Yates used to go out afterwards and ask for answers as to why you weren’t doing your job. It seems that there is a change in mentality.
“I used to run with these guys, they still seem like runners and not bossy enough. “
Bernie Eisel, who was also in the squad, agreed that there would likely be some changes to the squad setup going forward.
“You expect it,” he said.
“It’s not going well, so what do we do?”
“We both know Dave [Brailsford] really good and all good to be looked at really good.
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