‘Amazing’ Tour de France Crowd Needs To Be safe

by Barnaby CHESTERMAN HARROGATE, United Kingdom, July 05, 2014 (AFP) - Tour de France riders and organisers praised the "amazing" crowds in Yorkshire on Saturday but pleaded with people to take more care for their own and riders' safety. The number of people standing by the side of the roads along the 190km course from Leeds to Harrogate stunned many observers but several riders … [Read more...]

Tour Peloton Stunned By ‘Crazy’ Fans

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BRUSSELS - Britain's David Millar and Australian Mark Renshaw hit out at the "crazy" attitude of the thousands of people who lined the road on the first stage of the Tour de France here Sunday. The stage ended in a bunch sprint win for Italian Alessandro Petacchi, although the Lampre rider's win came in the wake of three pile-ups in the closing kilometers. However even before then, the … [Read more...]