Cadel Evans has urged compatriot Richie Porte to take advantage of his strengths in his bid to beat three-time champion Chris Froome.
Richie Porte will ride a new BMC Teammachine SLR01 in the Tour de France, where he is a top favorite to win yellow.
BMC is up against a formidable opponent in Chris Froome's Team Sky. Can Richie Porte vie for yellow with fewer top climbing domestiques?
This episode is our Tour de France preview. Should Sky be worried about it's crappy team cars? How will Astana choose a leader? And more!
Australian Richie Porte is rider #2 in our Tour de France power rankings. Will he be able to win the yellow jersey for his BMC Racing team?
The Porte/Froome rivalry gets a kick-start in the Dauphiné. Astana looks strong, and poor, poor Alberto Contador. What can he do?
Can we bury the Froome/Porte bromance? Who knows. We do know that these two are worthy adversaries.
BMC Racing manager Jim Ochowicz says Richie Porte is not the favorite to win yellow, contrary to what Chris Froome said.
As it does every year, the Dauphine has delivered plenty of talking points to the cycling world as we head toward the Tour de France.
"There were a few guys who preferred me to lose the race," Porte said after the Critérium du Dauphiné.