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Tour de France riders willing to play hurt

Originally Published: July 19, 2011
By Jim Caple | Page 2

Random thoughts on the Tour de France while wondering whether my wife would get creeped out if I shave my legs before my next ride ...

Remember that great scene in "E.T." when Elliott and E.T. are riding the bike and then rise off the ground and soar across the face of the moon? It's the most iconic image ever of a cyclist flying through the air. Or at least it was until Stage 9 of this year's tour. That's when a French TV car suddenly swerved into the path of the four ...

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