'Chris Froome is at his best level, but Nairo Quintana keeps getting better'

Movistar team manager Eusebio Unzué says that the 2017 Tour de France will suit his star rider Nairo Quintana, but that Chris Froome will be hard to beat

Chris Froome and Nairo Quintana during the 2016 Tour De France.

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Chris Froome's rival team Movistar recognise that he is now at his best in the Tour de France, but says that the time is coming for their ace Colombian Nairo Quintana.

Froome not only held his rivals at bay in the mountains this July, but he also soloed away on a descent and attacked through the crosswinds. Movistar's boss, Eusebio Unzué, had time to reflect on this and the season at a press conference in Pamplona, Spain.

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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.