Chris Froome considering staying in motorhome during Tour de France

The Team Sky leader could follow the lead of teammate Richie Porte, who stayed on his own in a motorhome as he lead the British squad on their Giro d'Italia campaign

Chris Froome descends on stage five of the 2015 Dauphine-LIbere

(Image credit: Watson)

Team Sky's Chris Froome says there is a 'good chance' he'll sleep in a motorhome during the Tour de France this July to reduce risks that come with hotels.

The move would follow in the footsteps of Sky's Giro d'Italia captain, Richie Porte, and be a first at the Tour where teams traditionally bunk in hotels provided by the organiser.

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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.