Chris Froome looking to add Tour of the Alps to race programme

Chris Froome (Team Sky) warming up for the TTT

Chris Froome ( Team Sky ) has revealed he is considering adding the week-long Tour of the Alps to his race calendar as he looks to boost his form after a problematic start to the season. Froome is racing just his second event this week at the Volta a Catalunya , after deciding to skip the UAE Tour last month while he recovered from his high-altitude debut at the Tour Colombia 2.1. He crashed at speed during stage 2, losing 14 minutes but was not hurt and started stage 3 to the mountain finish of Vallter 2000. At present, Froome's next scheduled race following the Volta a Catalunya is the Tour de Yorkshire at the start of May. Froome rode the Tour of the Alps, which takes place between April 22 and 26, last season as part of his preparation for the Giro d'Italia but had not originally planned to ...

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