Five riders who didn't live up to expectations at the Tour de France

Expectations are high for many riders at the Tour de France, but not all of them can succeed in meeting them. Here are five who weren't at the top of their game

Alexander Kristoff (Sunada)

19 July 2015
102nd Tour de France
Stage 15 : Mende - Valence
KRISTOFF Alexander (NOR) Katusha
Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Vincenzo Nibali

Vincenzo Nibali at the 2015 Tour de France (Sunada)

Vincenzo Nibali at the 2015 Tour de France (Sunada)
(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

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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.