Stuck bus causes TdF confusion

The organisers of Stage 1 of the Tour de France were forced to move the finish of the race after a bus crashed into a barrier.

Tour de France finish moved twice

The organisers of the Tour de France were forced to move the finish line of the first stage of the competition twice after the Orica Greenedge team bus became stuck at the finish line.

Riders were told the race would finish at three kilometres (two miles) from the line.

But organisers were able to re-instate the finish after the bus was moved.


Bus gets stuck on the finish line of Tour de France

A bus has crashed into the finish line at the Tour de France Stage 1 and is stuck there, reports ITV Cycling. The peloton of elite athletes are in the final few kilometres of the end of the stage.


The Orica bus is trapped under the 1km to go banner.... #tdf


Crash at the back of the bunch, riders riding into more of the Carrefour banners at the side of the road #tdf


Argos-Shimano, Orica, Cannondale all fighting at the front. Less than 5km to go #tdf

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