Super-domestiques: Five unsung heroes of the Tour de France

We take a look at five riders who have delivered for their team leaders at the 2016 Tour de France

Wout Poels

17 July 2016 103rd Tour de France Stage 15 : Bourg-en-Bresse - Culoz POELS Wouter (NED) Sky, at Lacets du Grand Colombier Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA

POELS Wouter (NED) Sky, at Lacets du Grand Colombier, Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA
(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

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Stephen Puddicombe is a freelance journalist for Cycling Weekly, who regularly contributes to our World Tour racing coverage with race reports, news stories, interviews and features. Outside of cycling, he also enjoys writing about film and TV - but you won't find much of that content embedded into his CW articles.