Richie Porte out for at least four weeks with fractures after Tour de France crash

The Australian should be able to ride his bike again in August if recovery goes to plan

Richie Porte at the 2017 Tour de France (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

BMC Racing have said that Richie Porte will be out for "four to six weeks" with the injuries suffered in his horror crash on the descent of the Mont du Chat on stage nine of the Tour de France.

The Australian was amongst a small group of GC contenders including race leader Chris Froome (Team Sky) when he crashed on a corner of the treacherous descent from the final climb of stage nine.

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