AL SAWADI BEACH, OMAN - FEBRUARY 14:  Romain Bardet of France and AG2R La Mondiale prepares to start stage one of the 8th Tour of Oman, a 176.5km stage from Al Sawadi Beach to Naseem Park on February 14, 2017 in Al Sawadi Beach, Oman.  (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)