Watch: Luke Rowe and Tony Martin give their verdict on incident that saw them expelled from Tour de France

The pair both say their actions were "in the heat of the moment" and apologised

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Luke Rowe (Team Ineos) and Tony Martin (Jumbo-Visma) have given a joint interview with their verdict on the incident that saw them thrown out of the Tour de France 2019.

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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).