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Why Froome must back Wiggins

Updated: July 14, 2012, 3:32 PM ET
By Gregor Brown | VeloNews

LE CAP D'AGDE, France -- Chris Froome looks capable of winning this Tour de France when it ends in Paris next Sunday. However, he has one man standing in his way -- Sky teammate Bradley Wiggins.

"Circumstances sometimes dictate that not necessarily the best man wins, but you have to play to your strengths and weaknesses," said Sky director Sean Yates on Friday.

Froome trails Wiggins by two minutes and five seconds. He lost 1:25 on the opening road stage due to a flat tire and ...

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