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Chris Froomes four Tour de France wins place him in extol company, but Team Skys image prevents fans from properly celebrating his achievements
In 1963, the Tour de France organisers devised a road to discomfit Jacques Anquetil, who had just won the race for the third period. The time trial kilometrage was slashed and the mountain stages increased. It did not work: Anquetil took his fourth Tour in emphatic style. A similar process can be traced leading to Chris Froomes fourth Tour win, sealed in Marseille in one of the most scenically beautiful and atmospheric stages the event has ever run.
This Tour route seemed tailored for the young French hopeful Romain Bardet, he of the nerveless descending abilities, more downhill skier than cyclist, but the outcome was the same as in 1963: the person who is, on paper, was least favoured by the route, aimed up the win, taking his fourth Tour.
There were two schools of gues going into this Tour. One is of the view that the new format would result in a nervous, open race. The other that the race would be conservative and tense, with most of the challengers watching and waiting for the final two key stages: Thursdays finish on the Izoard and Saturdays time trial. These past three weeks have tended towards the latter, a few commotions from Daniel Martin and Simon Yates apart.
Froome lost time in the mountains, for the first time in his winning operate, to Bardet and Rigoberto Urn. Thanks to their stage wins, they fared slightly better than Froome when it came to procuring period bonus seconds. Most tellingly of all, on every mountain stage apart from Peyragudes, the trio finished within 10 seconds of each other. A Tour designed with a bare minimum of hour trialling has been won in the time trial stages in Dsseldorf and Marseille.
Froomes challengers will reflect on missed opportunities: at Chambry, where Froome had a mechanical issue, Fabio Aru assaulted and Richie Porte made the opposition wait for the race leader. There was no particular reason for them to do so, other than a decidedly tenuous convention that, in certain circumstances, the maillot jaune should be given leeway.
More conventionally, on the super-short mountain stage to Foix , none of the riders who had considered Froomes weakness at first hand the previous day( at Peyragudes) made a real great efforts to exam him. No one was quite certain what his issue had been and it would surely have been worth ensure what the after-effects were.
Most glaringly, however, when he suffered a violated spoke at the foot of the Col de Peyra Taillade en route to Le Puy-en-Velay , none of the leaders attempted to go clear of the main group on the climb. It was a perfect possibility because for perhaps the only time in the Tour Team Sky were in disarray. It is hard to imagine Bernard Hinault, Eddy Merckx or Lance Armstrong letting such an opportunity slip away.
Froome won in the style of Anquetil, managing his time gaps, marking his contenders. He owed an immense amount to his squad. Among his daily rites, one was never missed: massive heartfelt thanks to the other riders in white Sky jerseys.
One rival squad administrator summed up the oppositions frustration. Sky have a world time-trial champ[ Vasil Kiryienka] who can ride in the valleys. They have a former world road champ[ Michal Kwiatkowski] who can bury himself on pretty much any climb. And they have a guy[ Mikel Landa] who is capable of winning the Tour who can stay with Chris when the running gets tough.
There are people asking why the top guys on general category dont assault Chris but they would need to be putting out a zillion watts to do that.
It is when you turn to Team Sky, however, that Froomes triumph becomes complicated. Four wins is a massive accomplishment, the moment when a rider abruptly reaches greatness. There should be huge exhilaration around a feat that places a rider in the same bracket as Hinault, Merckx, Miguel Indurain and Anquetil, but that was hard to detect here.