There was scary news of a completely different being reported from Wednesday's Tour stage. A bomb threat called in to authorities, as reported by Cadena Ser radio, saying that several explosive devices had been placed along the Tour's route through Spain. The station's internet site reported that a small explosion took place in the woods close to the town of Belagua, about 50 metres from the road. The race had already passed by when the explosions occured and no one was injured in the blasts.
According to Vasco Press, the Basque separatist organisation ETA has been named in the incident.