After Dan Martin placed sixth in the Tour de France, doctors discovered that a stage 9 crash left him with two fractured vertebrae.
Irish rider Dan Martin and Australian Rory Sutherland will ride for UAE Team Emirates in 2018.
Quick-Step reveals that Dan Martin raced over half of the Tour de France with fractured vertebrae and still managed to finish sixth.
The Quick-Step Floors rider clawed his way back after losing time in a crash earlier in the race and has attacked several times.
With the Tour de France concluding in a few days, news about potential rider transfers is heating up.
Marcel Kittel has won five stages at this Tour de France and is expected to contend for No. 6 Wednesday in Romans-sur-Isere.
With a remarkable recovery from back injury suffered in stage 9, Dan Martin is riding aggressively and taking back time in the overall.
After escaping a scary crash in stage 9, Dan Martin is hobbled but undeterred in his aim to ride onto the Tour de France podium.
Dan Martin couldn’t believe his luck at the Tour de France. He just couldn’t decide if it was good luck or bad.
Dan Martin climbed into the overall lead at Volta ao Algarve Thursday in Portugal, winning stage 2's mountaintop finish on Alto da Fóia.