Chris Froome ends season in Tour of Lombardy

Chris Froome, Tour de France 2013, stage 20

Chris Froome (Sky) closes his best season to date with a one-day race, something he is still trying to figure out. He won the Tour de France and other stage races, but a win in a classic, like the Tour of Lombardy this Sunday is missing. As with the World Championship in Florence, it is a difficult task.

"One day races will always be an extra for me if ever I do get it right, or if I do come off with a result," Froome told journalists including Cycling Weekly standing in Sunday's rain. "I know my focus is stage racing."

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.