Chris Froome heads to Colombia for Giro de Rigo

Chris Froome in Colombia

Chris Froome ’s off-season schedule usually includes a trip to the Saitama Criterium in Japan. However, with teammate Geraint Thomas taking the place as the current Tour de France champion, the Team Sky rider has decided to head west for Colombia. Froome arrived in Medellín, Colombia this week to join up with former teammate Rigoberto Uran and to ride the inaugural Giro de Rigo. The 2018 Giro d’Italia winner posted a picture of himself in the Colombian mountains on Twitter on Friday. The Giro de Rigo is a race run by Uran around the Antioquia region of Colombia, where Uran is from, with people taking part in teams or on their own. The team classification is not open to elite riders so Froome and Uran will be duking it out solo. There are two routes for the riders, one of 60 kilometres and the other is 140 kilometres, which takes ...

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