Nicolas Roche: Porte has matured into a real team leader

Another Tour de France, another team leader. After stints in the service of Alberto Contador and Chris Froome, Nicolas Roche lines up in Düsseldorf next Saturday as a mainstay of the BMC team built around Richie Porte, the man whose remarkable run of form thus far in 2017 has led some, Froome included, to label the Tasmanian as the favourite to win the 2017 Tour de France.

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