Chris Froome offers Grand Tour advice to departing Richie Porte

Chris Froome says Richie Porte has the potential to win a Grand Tour but needs to improve his consistency over the three week races

Richie Porte paces Chris Froome on stage twenty of the 2015 Tour de France (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

After helping Team Sky win three editions of the Tour de France, Richie Porte is leaving the team to pursue his own Grand Tour ambitions. Froome said he will miss his friend and offered his advice for grand tours: "Be more consistent."

Froome will win the Tour de France on Sunday when it ends in Paris barring a disaster. On Saturday he defended his yellow jersey on the last testing stage to Alpe d'Huez with the help of team-mate Porte.

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