Richie Porte on Tour de France crash: 'It still hurts that I took Dan Martin down with me'

BMC Racing rider looks back on terrifying Tour crash

Richie Porte is treated by Tour doctors after crashing on stage nine

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Six months on from crashing out of the Tour de France in a terrifying fall on the descent from the Mont du Chat, Richie Porte has been looking back at the high-speed crash and the road to recovery.

Porte crashed on the final descent of stage nine into Chambery, losing control of his bike at more than 70kmh, hitting rocks at the side of the road and breaking his collarbone and pelvis in the process.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.