'We understand the rules, so why not?': Sky to continue with 'vortex' skinsuits in Tour de France time trial

The British team will use the same skinsuits as they used and proved controversial on stage one of the Tour de France in Düsseldorf

Chris Froome on stage one of the 2017 Tour de France (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Team Sky say they will use every advantage within the rules for the Tour de France time trial in Marseille on Saturday, including wearing those time-saving vortex skinsuits again.

Selected riders, excluding Chris Froome in the organiser's yellow kit, will use the newly designed "TT Suit 4.0" that made headlines three weeks ago in Düsseldorf.

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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.