12 strange things from the 2015 Tour de France

It's a lot more than just bike racing

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Did he ride up the Pyrenees in that? (Catchpole)
(Image credit: chris catchpole)

1.  Giant-Alpecin's Simon Geschke had his shoes stolen...

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2. These guys looked for optimum viewing position, as well a way to stay out of the wind. Hard to say if this is the ideal method.

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This was at least two hours before the race was due to pass through... (Daniel Gould)
(Image credit: Daniel Gould)

3. There's a Didi impersonator out there somewhere, despite the fact real Didi is back and going strong. Surely some kind of copyright infringment.

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4. When this postman went a bit crazy because the roads in Utrecht were closed.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3sdjHyVHOY

5. The time that someone left this big bin of bread outside in the rain.

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6.  The sad story of the cat stuck in the Astana car.

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7. The high volume of polka-dot equidae

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Not having fun (Sunada)
(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

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Definitely not having fun (Sunada)
(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

8. The fact that you can get a hair cut and a shave in the start village

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So much choice. (Sunada)
(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

9. Michael Rasmussen turned up. But it didn't seem anyone noticed.

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The Rasmussen media scrum (Sunada)
(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

10. Aerodynamics are no substitute for tradition.

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Did he ride up the Pyrenees in that? (Catchpole)
(Image credit: chris catchpole)

11. When this protester did this in Paris.

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12. This bidon chasing incident

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=to6pM7wes34

What did we miss?

The best of the 2015 Tour de France