‘He’ll be back from this’: Pro peloton shows support for Chris Froome after horrific crash

Geraint Thomas, Tao Geoghegan Hart and Tom Dumoulin have wished Froome a swift recovery

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The sense of unity in the professional peloton is never more evident than when a rider suffers an awful crash on the bike.

Chris Froome’s horrendous injuries suffered in a fall at the Critérium du Dauphiné have bought out the best from pros, with scores of riders sending the Team Ineos leader best wishes for a speedy recovery.

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Alex Ballinger

Alex Ballinger is editor of BikeBiz magazine, the leading publication for the UK cycle industry, and is the former digital news editor for CyclingWeekly.com. After gaining experience in local newsrooms, national newspapers and in digital journalism, Alex found his calling in cycling, first as a reporter, then as news editor responsible for Cycling Weekly's online news output, and now as the editor of BikeBiz. Since pro cycling first captured his heart during the 2010 Tour de France (specifically the Contador-Schleck battle) Alex covered three Tours de France, multiple editions of the Tour of Britain, and the World Championships, while both writing and video presenting for Cycling Weekly. He also specialises in fitness writing, often throwing himself into the deep end to help readers improve their own power numbers.  Away from the desk, Alex can be found racing time trials, riding BMX and mountain bikes, or exploring off-road on his gravel bike. He’s also an avid gamer, and can usually be found buried in an eclectic selection of books.