Froome, Bernal, Moscon train in Colombia - Gallery

Chris Froome and Egan Bernal enjoy a chat out on the ride

Chris Froome , Egan Bernal, and their Team Sky teammates hit the roads of Colombia on Monday for a first ride after arriving in the country well ahead of the Tour Colombia 2.1 race in mid-February. Froome, who is targeting a record-equalling fifth Tour de France title in 2019, has chosen to start his season at the six-stage race from February 12-17, but arrived in the Antioquia region a full fortnight in advance in order to fit in one last pre-season training block. He has been joined by the full Team Sky squad for the Tour Colombia, including 2018 champion Egan Bernal and fellow Colombians Iván Sosa and Sebastián Henao. Also in the squad are Ecuadorian new signing Jhonatan Narvaez, Spaniard Jonathan Castroviejo, and young Brit Tao Geoghegan Hart, though one of the seven riders will not be in the final six-man team. Those riders were also joined by two ...

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