Professional cycling moves quickly and, just days after winning the Giro d’Italia, thoughts have turned to what’s next for the winner, Primož Roglič .
According to reports in Switzerland, the Jumbo-Visma rider will be back in action as soon as next Sunday, lining up at the Tour de Suisse , one of the precious few top-level stage races he has yet to win.
Meanwhile, Roglič himself has stoked the embers of a possible Tour de France participation with a cryptic response on Dutch television this week, although the team have again played down that prospect.
Radiotelevisione Svizzera , broadcaster for the Italian-speaking corner of Switzerland, states that Roglič "seems to have made his choice" to ride the eight-day Tour de Suisse, which is "just waiting for the official announcement".
The Tour de Suisse gets underway on Sunday June 11 and finishes a week later on June 18, with a filling of mountains bookended by a pair of time trials.
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