Sky and Trek ready to move on after Ventoux incident as Tour transitions to next phase

Both teams are looking ahead to the Alps and are trying to move on from the drama on Mont Ventoux

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As the Tour de France hits a transition stage on Saturday en route to a crucial third week in the Alps, those involved in the chaotic scenes on Mont Ventoux on stage 12 are focused on just moving on.

For fans and media alike, it’s hard to forget what happened that day; the image of the yellow jersey, Chris Froome, forced to run up the slopes of one of cycling’s most iconic climbs in a bid to save as much time as he could after getting caught up in a crash with a motorcycle.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).