Team Sky happy to tick off ‘challenging' and ‘tricky’ Classics style day at the Tour

The British team were able to place their two leaders in the front group safely on another hectic day at the Tour de France

Froome is guided back to the peloton by his team-mates after a mechanical on stage five of the Tour de France (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Team Sky's idea was not to win the Tour de France's fifth stage to Quimper, but it needed to drive the front of the group to avoid trouble in the "challenging" and "tricky" Classics style day.

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