‘The fans need to see the riders race, not in altitude camps’

After early season races were described as "too easy" for Chris Froome, riders discuss whether altitude camps are a better way to train than racing

Chris Froome training in Mallorca (Waugh)

(Image credit: waughphotos.com)

Team Sky's Chris Froome and other Grand Tours stars skip races to train at altitude for the three-week races, but the Tirreno-Adriatico organiser say that the fans lose out.

Froome is the only big Grand Tour star not racing this week in Paris-Nice or Tirreno-Adriatico.

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