It was all hype to keep his relevance. Don't forget he signed with a new team. It would be bad for him, Ineos and ISN to say that he still had a lot to improve.It was mostly Froome himself who had unrealistic expectations. Right up until he was dropped from the TDF team, he was expressing optimism that he could win.
Team Ineos rider takes advantage of COVID-19 lockdown to prepare for delayed 2020 seasonwww.cyclingnews.com
Chris Froome says Team Ineos will take three leaders to the 2020 Tour de France.www.cyclingweekly.com
The 2020 Tour de France got postponded until end of summer, but oddsmakers listed Egan Bernal 11/4 odds favorite to win two in a row. Chris Froome seeks #5.www.onlinegambling.com
Chris Froome says the two-month delay to the Tour de France has helped him make up the training time he lost while recovering from a horrific crash last yearwww.theguardian.com
Translation: if he doesn't do well, he has an excuse.
He still seems in good spirit, and he continues to get plenty of support on the road.
"Damn he running faster than I did then"
Yes, fully agree.To be fair, Froome making a full recovery would be absolutely epic. Never rooted for the guy but if he can really fight for the Tour again I'm not gonna be mad. That said, one single half decent climbing performance a year doesn't convince me just yet.
Can you call him the first British GT winner? He did win the 2011 Vuelta, but he didn't win it in 2011.
Why do you want people to retire just because they can't win anymore ?Thank you, Chris,
it looks like you are over, I'm afraid.
But remember, The Second Decade of The XXI Century belongs to you.
And please, be a champion, just retire and forget about the bag.
Why?Why do you want people to retire just because they can't win anymore ?
What kind of mindset is that ? If a rider wants to keep riding, let him be.