Richie Porte doesn't expect Team Sky to need 'Plan B' at the Tour de France

Team Sky's Richie Porte insists Team Sky are 100 per cent behind Chris Froome at the Tour de France and they're not contemplating a contingency plan

Chris Froome and Richie Porte on stage eighteen of the 2013 Tour de France

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When Chris Froome crashed out of the 2014 Tour de France, Richie Porte was thrust into the limelight, but the Australian doesn't expect to see a repeat of that this year.

Froome called it a day on stage five last year and Porte started his leadership well, climbing up the rankings to second overall until illness set in on stage 13 and he slumped to 23rd by the time he reached Paris.

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