Le Tour De Fail: 10 Insane Crash Photos From The Tour de France

Who said road cycling wasn't gnarly?

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Unless you have been living in another universe, you must have heard about the Tour de France which is currently happening in the land of baguette and saucisson.

It’s the most watched sport event in the world; the 3rd most popular sporting event to be more precise, after the Fifa World Cup and the Olympics.

Every year the Tour de France brings its batch of  breathtaking landscapes, amazing races, contested finishes, drugs affairs and crashes. Painful crashes.

Road cycling can be dangerous, most of all when you are sprinting for the win to the finish line speeding over 60km/h… Here are a selection of ten insane crash photos from the Tour de France.

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