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Tacks in road delay Tour de France

Updated: July 15, 2012, 2:06 PM ET
Associated Press

FOIX, France -- Tacks on the road caused flat tires for about 30 riders during the 14th stage of the Tour de France on Sunday.

Race officials were asking police to investigate.

Race director Jean-Francois Pecheux commended Sky Team for encouraging the pack to not speed ahead or take advantage of the disturbance.

Among those affected was defending champion Cadel Evans. Sky Team's leader is Bradley Wiggins, who has the yellow jersey.

Pecheux said on French TV the ...

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