Chris Froome predicting difficult 2018 Tour de France course

Margot Aubert
Octobre 17, 2017

Tough challenges are expected during the Tour de France 2018, scheduled in July, following the unveiling of the tournament's route at the Palais de Congres convention centre here on Tuesday.

Climbs up to the Plateau des Glière and Alpe d'Hue and a short 65km stage in the Pyrenees could also prove key, with the final contested stage, a time trial, taking place on steep roads in the Basque Country on a 200km route from Lourdes to Larun.

Dumoulin won last May's Giro d'Italia before Froome won both the Tour and then the Vuelta a Espana to show his status as the pre-eminent rider of his generation. He says "it's obviously a season I will remember all my life".

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And Froome said that picking the right team-mates - with teams of eight rather than nine riders next year - would be half the battle in a race which could easily be lost in the opening week.

It was already known the race will begin on Noirmoutier-en-l'Ile and the peloton will cross the Passage du Gois causeway.

"I wouldn't expect anything different from the organisers", he said to BBC Sport. The 2011 race had the same start in the Vendee region of western France.

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