Froome making personal sacrifices at the Tour de France

If there was anyone still hoping that Bradley Wiggins' most important helper and the second-placed rider on GC, Chris Froome, would be ignoring team orders and take advantage of his excellent form to attack the yellow jersey in the world's biggest bike race, the Briton put an end to that hypothesis on the Tour de France's second rest day. During Sky's press conference, held in blistering heat outside of the team hotel in Pau, at the foot of the Pyrenees, Froome appeared decidedly obedient to the British squad's initial plan to take Wiggins to the Tour title, declining any form of rebellion.

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