Landa crashes but survives E3 Harelbeke in Tour de France practice session

Among the thick frames and muscular builds of the archetypal Classics ‘strongmen’, there was one rider who stood out like a sore thumb at the sign-on for E3 Harelbeke on Friday. Mikel Landa, the 60kg Basque climber, was in town for a baptism of fire on the cobbles ahead of the Tour de France.

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