'From accountant to cold-eyed winner'Read full article on Chris Froome wins Vuelta: 'A friendly accountant off the bike, a cold-eyed winner on it'
There was a time, as recently as the start of July, when many in cycling wondered whether Chris Froome might not be what he was: not a single win all year, fewer days racing going in to the Tour de France than ever before, his rivals, many younger and in punchier form, lining up on his wheel.
Three months on, having bagged his fourth Tour and become the first Briton in history to win the Vuelta a Espana, they have been proved right. Froome is not the rider he was. He is a superior one.