Froome narrows the gap on Cobo to take first Grand Tour stage win

Chris Froome wins stage, Vuelta a Espana 2011, stage 17

Chris Froome predicts that bonus seconds could be what makes the difference after the Sky rider's all-out duel with Spain's Juan Jose Cobo on the slopes of the Peña Cabarga climb on Wednesday's Vuelta a Espana stage 17.

"I've not thought much about the days ahead, but for sure I'll keep fighting all the way to Madrid," Froome said, "and time bonuses are probably the only way to do that."

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