Team Sky's British cyclist Chris Froome (C) rides in Madrid during the 21th stage of the 72nd edition of "La Vuelta" Tour of Spain cycling race, a 117.6 km route from Arroyomolinos to Madrid, on September 10, 2017. / AFP / JOSE JORDAN
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Chris Froome has a chance to end his best ever season on yet another high when he tackles the hilly world time-trial championships course in Bergen on Wednesday.A punishing final 3.4km climb on the 31km course with gradients reaching 10 percent will favor specialist climbers like Froome over the freight-train time-trialists like four-time world champion Tony Martin. The course should suit Dumoulin and Froome, the silver and bronze medallists at last year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, who are both world class time-trialists as well as strong climbers.I wouldn't look at my family for one second and think it anything other than British".If he was to win on Wednesday, Froome would become only the third British world time-trial champion behind Chris Boardman, the inaugural winner in 1994, and -- almost inevitably -- his gigantic cycling shadow Wiggins in 2014 .
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