‘It’s a reminder, it shows how dangerous it can be’: Sky riders and staff react to Chris Froome’s crash

Riders and staff at Giro d'Italia react to Froome's incident in training

Team Sky riders and staff say that Chris Froome's collision with a car today in training is a reminder of how dangerous it can be for cyclists on open roads.

Froome posted a photograph on Twitter this morning of his smashed black Pinarello, Shimano wheels bent and top tube cracked after an incident near the rider's Monaco home.

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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.