The Tour de France fall absolutely no one was expecting

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When there are hundreds of tightly packed cyclists rushing along a narrow road in Rotterdam accompanied by motorbikes, you wouldn’t normally expect the carnage to take place on the quiet street running parallel. But then again, you probably wouldn’t guess exactly how much some spectators value water bottles. Or the lengths they’ll go to retrieve them.

We know the Tour de France usually has some fairly dramatic crashes, but the desperate, slow-motion lunge of the man in the clip above is going to be a hard one to top. Read more…

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