Danger at the Tour de France

Hoogerland+post+crash 560x339At last year’s Tour de France, Juan Antonio Flecha was hit by a French television car and then knocked Johnny Hoogerland into a barbed wire fence. Luckily nothing that dangerous has happened at this year’s race, but there are still a few more days. Check out the video from that famous crash last July :

That isn’t the only instance of car and bike accidents on the Tour de France route though, and sometimes that don’t end nearly as well. In fact there have been many deaths associated with the famous cycling race, as illustrated by this Infographic :

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Philip Van der Vossen

Editor at Gunaxin
Philip Van der Vossen is the Editor of Gunaxin, a Men's Lifestyle Magazine that was established in 2008. Philip also created and hosts the Trail Trek Tour, a traveling series of off-road events for automotive media.

Additionally, Philip has served as Rally Director for the Washington Automotive Press Association, Speaker at IMPAcon and Blogs with Balls, Chairman of the Relay For Life of North Anne Arundel County, Examiner Team Leader for the Maryland Performance Excellence Awards, and Credentialed Founder of Capitals Outsider.
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