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Chris Froome insists the passion still burns to win, and is taking inspiration from riders like Geraint Thomas and Vincenzo Nibali as he prepares for the 2023 season.
Speaking to the Czech website RoadCycling.cz on a recent visit to Prague, the four-time Tour de France winner who is already mapping out his 2023 season with Israel Premier Tech insists he’s not done yet.
“Fighting the young guns is getting harder and harder. But I still have a lot of motivation and feel that I can still achieve something,” Froome told RoadCycling.cz . “I haven’t said the last word yet.
“It may not be enough to match the level of Pogačar or Vingegaard because the sport changes and so does the racing style,” Froome said. “My hope is to see how the older guys are doing, how Geraint Thomas was still third in the Tour, how Valverde and Nibali were still able to win races.”
The 37-year-old Froome confirmed he will start his 2023 season at the Santos Tour Down Under, but admitted it’s frustrating to wait for the final decision on the team’s license.Israel Premier Tech looks likely to be relegated out of the WorldTour, but team owner Sylvan Adams told VeloNews he was considering legal action if the UCI follows through with its controversial relegation/promotion system against the backdrop of a […]
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