Belgian teams in Roach Hotel

Teams in the Tour de France never know what hotel they might be assigned to. It might be a luxury...

Teams in the Tour de France never know what hotel they might be assigned to. It might be a luxury hotel, it might be a nice middle-class place or it might be -- the Roach Motel.

The latter is what the two Belgian teams Predictor-Lotto and Quick Step found in Saix-Castres, where they had to stay for two long days. "I have seldom, if ever, experienced something like that," Lotto team manager Marc Sergeant told Sportwereled.be. "We sprayed everywhere with insecticide before we moved into our rooms."

"And let's not even talk about the food," sighed Lotto soigneur David Bombeke.

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