Intrigue aplenty as Tour de France reaches final act in the Pyrenees – Preview

In the middle of it all, a bike race might break out. On and off the road, the 2018 Tour de France has felt dominated by Team Sky, but between the whistles and the jeers – not to mention Gianni Moscon's expulsion and Dave Brailsford's willfully ignorant commentary on French culture – it's easy to overlook that the script from here to Paris is not necessarily a straightforward one.

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.