Romain Bardet will be in 2019 only to the Tour de France ride and not participate in the Giro. The Frenchman had previously hinted that the possibility existed that he might be also in the Tour of Italy at the start would come, but finally it was decided that he is on the Tour de France will focus.
“This is a decision well thought about it is,” said Vincent Lavenu, the manager of AG2R-La Mondiale. “The route of the Giro played not in the map of Romain.”
The Tour de France will be held next year from 6 to 28 July. The Giro comes a month before the start of the Tour to end and is held from 11 may to 2 June.