Froome on Tour stage win: 'I had the legs and went for it'

Chris Froome wins, Tour de France 2012, stage seven

Chris Froome took his biggest career win yet today on the first Tour de France climbing stage to La Planche des Belles Filles. It came thanks to Sky's work up to the summit finish, where he and his team-mates rode Bradley Wiggins into the race lead.

"I saw that Bradley was right on my wheel and that he was not going to lose any time," explained Froome. "I had the legs, I thought, 'Right, let's go for it'."

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