Last Updated on April 29, 2023
This post falls very much into the category of ‘it sucks that it has to be said’ but Marcel Kittel and Shimano have bumped skulls and punted out a video encouraging fans to look after themselves when out watching cycling. Now, you’d think this would go without saying, especially following the horrible collision between Vansummeren and a spectator at the Tour of Flanders, but I guess there are folk out there who haven’t paused to give thought to how much it might hurt if they get hit by a six foot tall muscle-bound cyclist travelling over 30mph.
The video very effectively speaks for itself, so here ya go:
Now we didn’t want to leave things on a somber note, especially as the spectators really do add to the colour at The Tour de France (just search YouTube for ‘Dutch Corner’ if you need convincing), so here’s a video of Adam Hensen sucking down a beer a generous spectator donated to him:
We’ll leave the final word to the ever-cool-as-fuck Jens Voigt: