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: