Enjoy part two of our 2017 review as we recap a strong Ardennes campaign, a rollercoaster Giro d'Italia and an unforgettable Tour de France.

Catch up with part one here.
April started in style for Geraint Thomas and Mikel Landa, who claimed an impressive one-two on stage three at the Tour of the Alps

April started in style for Geraint Thomas and Mikel Landa, who claimed an impressive one-two on stage three at the Tour of the Alps

That set up Geraint Thomas for the overall win - perfect preparation for the Giro d'Italia

That set up Geraint Thomas for the overall win - perfect preparation for the Giro d'Italia

Over at the Ardennes, Michal Kwiatkowski came nail-bitingly close to claiming his third major win of the campaign, finishing a narrow second at the Amstel Gold Race

Over at the Ardennes, Michal Kwiatkowski came nail-bitingly close to claiming his third major win of the campaign, finishing a narrow second at the Amstel Gold Race

Sergio Henao battled to a hard-fought fourth place at Fleche Wallonne, digging deep on the famed Mur de Huy

Sergio Henao battled to a hard-fought fourth place at Fleche Wallonne, digging deep on the famed Mur de Huy

And it was third for Kwiatkowski at Liege-Bastogne-Liege, capping a strong week of results for Team Sky

And it was third for Kwiatkowski at Liege-Bastogne-Liege, capping a strong week of results for Team Sky

Tao Geoghegan Hart led the Team Sky charge at the Tour de Yorkshire, finishing fifth overall on home soil

Tao Geoghegan Hart led the Team Sky charge at the Tour de Yorkshire, finishing fifth overall on home soil

The team started the 100th Giro d'Italia in high spirits, led by Geraint Thomas and Mikel Landa

The team started the 100th Giro d'Italia in high spirits, led by Geraint Thomas and Mikel Landa

But an unfortunate crash on stage nine saw six of the Team Sky lineup go down. A battered and bruised Thomas battled on to the line, but lost five minutes to his rivals

But an unfortunate crash on stage nine saw six of the Team Sky lineup go down. A battered and bruised Thomas battled on to the line, but lost five minutes to his rivals

Landa came home even further back, sadly putting an end to our GC hopes

Landa came home even further back, sadly putting an end to our GC hopes

Thomas' injuries forced him to abandon the race, but the team regrouped and went stage hunting. Phil Deignan got stuck in

Thomas' injuries forced him to abandon the race, but the team regrouped and went stage hunting. Phil Deignan got stuck in

And after days of trying, Landa finally sealed a richly deserved win on stage 19, wrapping up the King of the Mountains jersey in the process

And after days of trying, Landa finally sealed a richly deserved win on stage 19, wrapping up the King of the Mountains jersey in the process

The Spaniard's joy was clear for all to see

The Spaniard's joy was clear for all to see

Over at the Tour of California, Jon Dibben sealed his professional win on the stage six time trial

Over at the Tour of California, Jon Dibben sealed his professional win on the stage six time trial

The inaugural Hammer Series ended in dramatic fashion - and our young team took the honours, pipping Sunweb in the Hammer Chase by the narrowest of margins. Few races were as fun all year

The inaugural Hammer Series ended in dramatic fashion - and our young team took the honours, pipping Sunweb in the Hammer Chase by the narrowest of margins. Few races were as fun all year

Pete Kennaugh picked up a fine stage win atop Alpe d'Huez at the Criterium du Dauphine

Pete Kennaugh picked up a fine stage win atop Alpe d'Huez at the Criterium du Dauphine

The Tour de France started with a wet and wild time trial around Dusseldorf. Chris Froome was aiming for his fourth Tour title, wearing the team's special edition white Tour de France jersey

The Tour de France started with a wet and wild time trial around Dusseldorf. Chris Froome was aiming for his fourth Tour title, wearing the team's special edition white Tour de France jersey

Geraint Thomas bounced back from his Giro d'Italia disappointment in the best way possible, winning with a stunning ride against the clock

Geraint Thomas bounced back from his Giro d'Italia disappointment in the best way possible, winning with a stunning ride against the clock

G's first yellow jersey. A moment he'll never forget

G's first yellow jersey. A moment he'll never forget

Froome moved into the yellow jersey on stage five, atop La Planche des Belles Filles

Froome moved into the yellow jersey on stage five, atop La Planche des Belles Filles

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In a season of highs and lows, Geraint crashed out on stage nine, breaking his collarbone in the process

In a season of highs and lows, Geraint crashed out on stage nine, breaking his collarbone in the process

Despite Thomas' misfortune, a supreme team performance kept Froome firmly in the mix

Despite Thomas' misfortune, a supreme team performance kept Froome firmly in the mix

Chris went in to the stage 20 time trial with a slim time buffer over Romain Bardet and Rigoberto Uran

Chris went in to the stage 20 time trial with a slim time buffer over Romain Bardet and Rigoberto Uran

And he produced a typically strong ride to finish third on the stage and all but seal his third consecutive Tour de France

And he produced a typically strong ride to finish third on the stage and all but seal his third consecutive Tour de France

As ever, it was a true team effort

As ever, it was a true team effort

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