Arvesen out of Tour de France with fractured collarbone

Kurt-Asle Arvesen, stage winner

Kurt Asle Arvesen has pulled out of the 2009 Tour de France after he fractured his collarbone during stage 10 on Tuesday.

The Norwegian national champion fell awkwardly with Garmin's Danny Pate on a seemingly innocuous stretch of road. He quickly remounted his bike and carried on, but was obviously in pain.

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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.