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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham is Cycling Correspondent and Spain Correspondent for The Independent.

Tour de France 2015: Five things we've learnt in the 2015 Tour so far

Froome has gone from Big Four to the one to beat

Barring his unremarkable opening time trial, Chris Froome has been firing on all cylinders. The Sky rider made it into stage two’s crucial first split, which allowed him to distance two of the Tour’s four pre-race favourites, Vincenzo Nibali and Nairo Quintana, by nearly 90 seconds.

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