Team Sky car hit and heckled by fans as it goes up Alpe d'Huez (video)

Team Sky and their riders copped a fair bit of flak over the course of the three weeks of the Tour de France, with things seemingly coming to a head on stage 20 as the riders raced up Alpe d'Huez.

Chris Froome was spat on while climbing La Toussuire the previous day, and again on the Alpe judging by television pictures, but it was one of the Sky team cars that took the brunt of the fans' displeasure.

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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.