Geraint Thomas Wins Tour de Romandie Prologue
Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas took his form from the track onto the 3.34km Tour de Romandie Prologue in Lausanne and set a blistering time that remained unbeaten despite the presence of both Bradley Wiggins and Cadel Evans at the 2012 Tour de Romandie.
On a day where the backdrop of the mountains and lake provided a stunning backdrop to some thrilling racing, Team Sky dominated the short prologue time trial to set up a a strong position for the six day stage race of the Tour de Romandie.
Geraint Thomas recorded an unbeaten time of 3:29 for the 3.34km and was followed by Mark Cavendish and Mick rogers in third with 3:35, ensuring Team Sky had three of the top five places. Rain affected the runs of both Cadel Evans and Bradley Wiggins, but again Wiggins proved to be a better rider in the wet recording a time just 11 seconds slower.
Tour de Romandie Prologue Gallery
To see more photos including behind the scenes action from the Team Buses in the village check out our Tour de Romandie Prologue gallery on Flickr.
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Team Sky were clearly inspired by the stunning lakeside location in Lausanne, describing their Prologue team bus location as;
A picture perfect location on the shores of Lake Geneva
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