Massive crowds cause trouble

By Hedwig Kröner in Saint-Lary-Soulan

One trademark of the Tour de France, other than the remarkable accomplishments of the best cyclists in the world, are its huge masses of spectators that gather every year on the climbs of the Alps or the Pyrenees. All in all a peaceful crowd, some of these fans still cause trouble and damage when not observing basic principles of civil conduct.

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