Carlos Rodríguez will count for the remainder of the Tour with a magnificent assistant, who will lift you up to reach the podium. Egan Bernal, who conquered the Grande Boucle in 2019, will be a very special ally for the “lion of Almuñécar” in his aspiration to get third place in this edition of the Tour de France. The Colombian cyclist from the Ineos team and partner of Carlos Rodríguez, has surrendered to the Spanish at the Eurosport microphones, predicting a great future for our cyclist in the not too distant future.
“The important thing is to be very constant, he is doing well, we cannot forget that he is very young, what you are doing is amazingYou can’t ask for more,” said the Colombian cyclist. “What he achieves will be positive, the team is very happy with what he has done. I’m going to support him in whatever way I can.. In the future It’s going to be one of the best three week races”, he added about the cyclist from Almuñécar.
Bernal, a luxury gregarious for Carlos Rodríguez.
The Colombian, who still has not found his best form since the serious accident he suffered in 2022, has admitted the new reality of the Ineos team and has become an opulent squire for Carlos Rodríguez. Bernal went out of his way to help the Spanish cyclist at the Puy de Dôme in his search for third place and has assured that he wants to give 100% to help him.
“I tried to accompany him in the last 4 kilometers in case I could help him, but I couldn’t do much more and I stayed”, Bernal. After the first week of the 2023 Tour, Carlos Rodríguez is fourth in the general classification, one minute and 42 seconds behind his goal.