“Refrain from throwing your bicycle in public. It shows poor upbringing.” ~Jacquie Phelan
Wednesday’s Stage 5 crashfest and Bertie’s fey bike toss after he hit the tarmac (much like his limp pistol bang salute of premature exaltation on Stage 4) calls to mind the many delightful examples of bike biffing from GC men.
Bjarne Riis, 1997 Tour de France, Stage 20:
Bradley Wiggins, 2009 World Championships:
Alberto Contador, 2011 Tour de France, Stage 5: