Luke Rowe tames Alpe d’Huez and describes what Chris Froome is really like

The Welshman on course to finish his debut Tour de France in Paris on Sunday.

Luke Rowe on stage twenty of the 2015 Tour de France

(Image credit: Watson)

Welshman Luke Rowe said fan support helped him tame L’Alpe d’Huez during Saturday's 20th Tour de France stage, and described race-winner elect Chris Froome as a “pit bull”.

The 25-year-old has impressed on his Tour debut, and was once again visible pulling on the front during the penultimate stage of the race in the Alps.

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.