How the 2017 Tour de France was won

It was a close fought race all the way to the final time trial, but where did Chris Froome really make the difference to win the Tour de France?

Chris Froome and Mikel Landa lead Rigoberto Uran and Romain Bardet on the Col d’Izoard in the 2017 Tour de France (Sunada)

The 2017 Tour de France’s close classification battle makes it difficult to understand where Chris Froome (Sky) made the winning master stroke.

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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.