Chris Froome to ride for Egan Bernal at Volta a Catalunya after crash

The Brit lost 14 minutes on stage two after a collision left him chasing

Chris Froome will ride on after a crash on stage two of the Volta a Catalunya (Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Chris Froome will ride in support of Egan Bernal at the Volta a Catalunya after a crash took him out of overall contention.

The Team Sky rider was involved in a crash on stage two and finished the day 14 minutes behind the peloton, but will ride on after suffering some cuts in the fall.

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Alex Ballinger

Alex Ballinger is editor of BikeBiz magazine, the leading publication for the UK cycle industry, and is the former digital news editor for After gaining experience in local newsrooms, national newspapers and in digital journalism, Alex found his calling in cycling, first as a reporter, then as news editor responsible for Cycling Weekly's online news output, and now as the editor of BikeBiz. Since pro cycling first captured his heart during the 2010 Tour de France (specifically the Contador-Schleck battle) Alex covered three Tours de France, multiple editions of the Tour of Britain, and the World Championships, while both writing and video presenting for Cycling Weekly. He also specialises in fitness writing, often throwing himself into the deep end to help readers improve their own power numbers.  Away from the desk, Alex can be found racing time trials, riding BMX and mountain bikes, or exploring off-road on his gravel bike. He’s also an avid gamer, and can usually be found buried in an eclectic selection of books.