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Comment: Chris Froome’s new contract with Team Sky could see him become Tour de France great

Comment: Chris Froome’s new contract with Team Sky could see him become Tour de France great

Will Chris Froome’s decision to stay with Team Sky until the end of 2018 see him become one of the best Tour de France riders ever? 20 July 2015 102nd Tour de France Stage 16 : Bourg-de-Peage – Gap FROOME Christopher (GBR) Sky, Maillot Jaune Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

Chris Froome’s decision to stay with Team Sky until at least the end of the 2018 season is in no way surprising and could herald a three-season streak where the Brit writes his name in the Grand Tour history books.

Undoubtedly Froome will be well compensated for his hard work over the next few years, and as Daniel Friebe pointed out on Twitter , he’s worth a lot more to Sky than he would be to any other team.

But take finances out of the equation (which is always tough when moneybags Team Sky are involved), there’s really no reason for Froome to leave the team.

At Sky, Froome has a dedicated team, designed to support him every time he steps on his bike in a race. A team at which he can virtually pick and choose his race schedule, where the main sponsors have little […]

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