Nairo Quintana: 'We'll have to be daring to win the Tour'

Quintana says Chris Froome is still his number one rival at the Tour despite no wins this season

Nairo Quintana at the 2017 Tour de France team presentation (ASO)

Colombian Nairo Quintana (Movistar), second twice and third last year behind Chris Froome, says that he will "have to be daring" to win this Tour de France starting in Düsseldorf on Saturday.

Quintana appeared ready to topple Froome in 2016 after coming close in 2015. However, last year he suffered from allergies and appeared below his best.

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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.