Tour de France: Tom Dumoulin brings the fight to Sky at La Rosiere

The sinuous descent of the Cormet de Roseland is not for the faint of heart. Johan Bruyneel – still a few years away from infamy – famously rode off the side of the mountain and into a ravine when the Tour de France passed this way en route to Les Arcs in 1996, on a day that heralded the end of Miguel Indurain's imperial phase.

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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.