Froome can recapture top form next year, says Mikel Nieve

Nieve says Sky teammate can get back to the level of performance he showed in 2013, while he is personally happy with his performances since he made the switch to the British team

Mikel Nieve and Chris Froome, stage three, Tour of Oman 2014

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Chris Froome will be back to his best and can go for victory in any race in 2015, says teammate Mikel Nieve.

Nieve, who signed for Team Sky from the now defunct Euskaltel-Euskadi at the end of the 2013 season, has been one of Froome's most reliable support riders over what was a turbulent season for the British rider.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).