Chris Froome: I know I'm not going to be fighting for victory at Volta a Catalunya

Chris Froome (Israel Start-Up Nation)
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Chris Froome has said he does not yet have the form that allows him to fight for the general classification at the Volta a Catalunya, with teammates Michael Woods and Dan Martin leading Israel Start-Up Nation’s challenge this week. However Froome is looking for progression in his fitness with the start of the Tour de France less than 100 days away. 

Froome is one of the headline riders at this year’s Volta a Catalunya, and interest in how he will perform with his new team is high.

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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.