Chris Froome chases down rivals after broken wheel spoke

By By Samuel Petrequin and John Leicester LE PUY-EN-VELAY, France — If Chris Froome rides into Paris on Sunday with the Tour de France’s famed yellow jersey still on his shoulders, it will be impossible to argue that he didn’t earn the win.

In another day of drama Sunday in a 104th Tour full of twists, Froome broke a back-wheel spoke at the worst possible time on Stage 15 — just as his top rivals were picking up speed in front of him going into yet another punishing climb.

By the time Froome had stopped, taken a wheel off his teammate Michal Kwiatkowski and got going again, they were [READ MORE HERE]

Source: SF Gate Sports

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