Tour de France: Quintana and van Garderen emerge without injury from Le Havre crash

If something seems too good to be true, then it usually is, especially at this Tour de France. Stage 6 from Abbeville to Le Havre had been the calmest of the race so far for the overall contenders, with the peloton enjoying mercifully still conditions as it hugged the Norman coast, but a late crash saw stress levels return to normal by day’s end.

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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.