BRITISH biking star Geraint Thomas and his Team Sky workforce-mates have been horrendously taken out a police motorbike within the Giro d’Italia.
The 30-yr-previous was caught up in a mass pile up which occurred 15km from the end line on stage 9 after a bike owner clipped a motorbike which was on the aspect of the street.
A bike owner clipped the car on the left hand aspect of the street and it wiped out Thomas and his group-mates.
Thomas was harm from the incident after pictures confirmed his again had suffered horrific grazes.
The Welsh rider was second within the standings at the beginning of the stage however went on to complete over 5 minutes behind the chief.
Thomas will proceed to race within the occasion however he was left annoyed after the incident.
He stated: "It's ridiculous and shouldn't occur.
"It might have been a lot worse.
"We misplaced 5 minutes however I felt like I misplaced three or 4 of these on the aspect of the street.
"There are nonetheless levels to go for and we’d nonetheless have the ability to transfer up into the highest 10 or higher."
Fellow Brit, Adam Yates, who rides for Orica-Scott who was concerned within the crash started the race in third.
BRITISH biking star Geraint Thomas and his Team Sky group-mates have been horrendously taken out a police motorbike within the Giro d’Italia.