Stage 16: Cir­cuito de Navarra > Logroño time trial, 40.2km

Cycling Weekly - - Racing -

Win­ner: Chris Froome (GBR) Team Sky Race leader: Chris Froome (GBR) Team Sky The aban­don of BMC’S Ro­han Den­nis on the se­cond rest day left Chris Froome as the favourite for vic­tory in the race’s long in­di­vid­ual time trial that marked the restart of rac­ing. De­spite a rel­a­tively slow start that left him be­hind his GC ri­vals, Froome judged his ef­fort to per­fec­tion to beat Wilco Kel­der­man by 29 sec­onds and, more im­por­tantly, Vin­cenzo Nibali by 57.

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