Cadel Evans: 'Froome may not be as strong in Tour de France with double attempt'

The 2011 Tour winner says BMC and Richie Porte will try and take advantage if Froome shows weakness in the Tour after his Giro attempt

Chris Froome at the 2017 Tour de France (Credit: ASO/Alex Broadway)

(Image credit: ASO/Alex Broadway)

Team Sky's Chris Froome may not be as strong in Tour de France with the Giro d'Italia planned and rivals will take advantage, says 2011 Tour winner Cadel Evans.

Australian Evans won his only Tour title with BMC Racing and he now works as an advisor and ambassador for the team, which includes Froome's rival and former star domestique Richie Porte.

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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.