Twitter reacts to Chris Froome's struggles on Mont Ventoux

There was a humorous side to Chris Froome's unfortunate problems on Mont Ventoux, with Twitter obviously the place to find it

Chris Froome finishes Stage 12 of the 2016 Tour de France following an incident with a motorbike.

(Image credit: Watson)

You've all seen the footage by now: Richie Porte crashes into an motorbike and Chris Froome is forced to run up Mont Ventoux without a bike.

While the Tour de France yellow jersey holder was struggling, Twitter was ablaze with opinion on whether Froome should keep the lead despite finishing well behind his rivals.

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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.