Team Sky rode hard to ensure Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas held firm on the general classification following stage five at the Tour de France.
It was a day to stay up front and really stay on it."
“Tomorrow we take on the Mûr-de-Bretagne two times, we always see a bit of action there and I sometimes prefer those stages to the fast, flat stages.”
1. Greg van Avermaet (BMC Racing) 18:22:00
2. Tejay van Garderen (BMC Racing) +2”
3. Philippe Gilbert (Quick-Step Floors) +3”
4. Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) +5”
5. Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors) +7"