Team Sky and Movistar are 'paralysing the Tour de France'

Rival teams say that the apparent stalemate between Team Sky and Movistar is affecting the Tour de France

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The 2016 Tour de France is going well for Chris Froome, but some cycling insiders say that it lacks the excitement of past editions.

Froome attacked on a descent and into crosswinds to gain time before time trialling away from his rivals.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.