Tour de France podcast: Was stage 17 the beginning of the end of Froome era?

We saw something unusual in stage 17: Chris Froome dropped on the Tour's toughest mountain. What does it mean?

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Welcome to the VeloNews cycling podcast, where we discuss the latest trends, news, and controversies in the world of cycling.

We saw something very unusual in Tour de France stage 17: Chris Froome got dropped. Big time. Is this the beginning of the end of his era? We discuss. And, we hear from Dave Brailsford after the summit finish.

So who will win the race now? We talk about how yellow jersey wearer (and Froome’s Sky teammate) Geraint Thomas is a breath of fresh, rugby-watching, beer-drinking air in the world of dull pro cyclists. For more on that, check out Fred Dreier’s recent story >>

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