Chris Froome: If you have a bad day, that's what happens at the Giro d'Italia

The final 50 kilometres of stage 9 to Gran Sasso d'Italia were much like Chris Froome's Giro d'Italia thus far, pretty much uphill all the way. Not long after the road began to climb on the penultimate ascent to Calascio, the Team Sky rider was already betraying signs that something was awry.

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