Tour de France 2017: Romain Bardet wants more 'respect' for Chris Froome

Chris Froome (left) and Romain Bardet
Tour de France: 1-23 July
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French rider Romain Bardet wants his country’s fans to show Tour de France rival Chris Froome more respect.

Bardet received passionate support on Sunday when the 15th stage passed through his local Auvergne region.

However, British race leader Froome suffered some jeers and insults.

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