Chris Froome expecting drama in the challenging Pyrénées stages

Team Sky and Movistar kept quiet on stage seven of the Tour de France, but Chris Froome expects attacks this weekend

Chris Froome (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Chris Froome expects the mountain showdowns this weekend will shake up the general classification, with many of the main contenders for the Tour de France keeping their powder dry in the first Pyrénéean stage.

The Team Sky leader and a number of the other big names were awarded the same time on Friday’s stage to Lac de Payolle after the kilometre-to-go banner collapsed and disrupted the riders.

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