Luke Rowe: Astana made themselves look pretty stupid

Luke Rowe (Ineos Grenadiers)
Luke Rowe (Ineos Grenadiers) (Image credit: Getty Images)

Luke Rowe (Ineos Grenadiers) praised the majority of the peloton after a large portion of stage 1 of the Tour de  France was neutralised due to the sheer volume of crashes in atrocious rain.

Several falls took place, with Rowe’s teammates, Pavel Sivakov and Andrey Amador, both involved. Sivakov in fact fell twice before Tony Martin led the peloton towards neutralisation ahead of the second descent of the main climb on stage 1. However, Astana failed to heed Martin, or his colleagues, with Omar Fraile leading Astana off the descent at speed.

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