The Colombian still wants to win the yellow jersey, but the prospect of racing on the exciting 2017 Giro route is enticing.
With an unconventional 2017 route, take a close look at five key stages that may decide the Tour de France.
The 2017 Tour starts July 1 in Dusseldorf, Germany and concludes July 23 in Paris.
The route that starts in Germany will feature less climbs than in recent years and contains two individual time trials.
Putting together several news reports provides a semi-clear picture of where the next edition of the Tour de France will go.
Various news reports suggest the race will travel through Belgium after its grand depart in Germany.
The Colombian won the Italian grand tour in 2014 but has yet to win the Tour de France.
Andrew Hood looks at the pros and cons of Chris Froome attempting the Giro-Tour double and concludes the time is right.
2016 Tour de France winner Chris Froome reflects back on the long and hard journey of winning cycling's greatest race.
The Tour de France featured one final push through the massive Alpine mountains before the traditional finish in Paris on the