Froome safely navigates Jayco Herald Sun Tour prologue

The last time Chris Froome truly turned the pedals in anger, he had a fractured foot courtesy of a stage 9 crash at the Vuelta a España. The defending Tour de France champion made an appearance at October's Saitama Criterium in Japan following the 2016 Tour de France presentation in Paris, but the prologue of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour on Wednesday would mark a return to competitive racing.

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