"I still have back pain, but on the bike it is better than to fub. I can train easily and it is getting better every day," wrote the 27-year-old ravensburg on friday on instagram and posted a picture from livigno, italy, to go with it.
In the italian alps, buchmann completed a 42.23-kilometer training ride with 1055 meters of elevation on tuesday, according to his recording with the tracking app strava. Three days earlier, the bora-hansgrohe pro had crashed on the fourth stage of the dauphine tour, sustaining severe bruising and skin abrasions. At the time, buchmann was in third place in the overall standings at the tour general test in the french alps.
With regard to his start at the 29th. The 107th tour de france, which starts in nice on august. Tour de france last year’s overall fourth-place finisher in the tour of france is optimistic. "At the moment we are concentrating on physiotherapy, but i am optimistic that everything will be in order for the tour de france," buchmann explained. After his fourth place last year, the climbing specialist is aiming for the podium this year at the most important cycling race in the world.