Alex Dowsett sets six Strava KoMs on Tour de France stage six; loses three immediately

The bad thing about cycling on the front of the Tour de France peloton all day is that people behind you break all your Strava records

Alex Dowsett on stage two of the 2015 Tour de France (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Having struggled through stages four and five of the Tour de France, Movistar's Alex Dowsett found himself back in the heart of the action on Thursday's stage six.

And with the British rider supporting team leader Nairo Quintana he spent a lot of time at the front of the peloton, which was great news for his Strava stats.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.