biker jk wrote:
Froome is also a colonial.
Froome is a British citizen. Porte is Australian.
Mate, I can guarantee you that a team owned by the Murdoch family really does not give a damn about the nationality of their lead rider. Sky are riding Wiggins and Froome over Porte for one reason, he's not as good. The fact is, touting the racism card in an attempt to make up for lack of talent on part of RP is just too much. He may one day win a grand tour, but he will never beat Contador, Evans
, Rodriguez, Valverde and others, in a Grand Tour all at once, even with super-domestiques Froome or Wiggins, he just does not have the endurance, acceleration or climbing ability, at least ATM.
The fact is, Froome is the best man for the job, and in my mind, will always surpass Richie as a choice for a Grand Tour leader, not because of his heritage, but his ability