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Thursday's Stage 2 of the Etoile de Bessèges saw a crash about 25 kilometers from the finishing line that involved one rider hanging from the bridge...
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The race support vehicles, including the medical car, were caught behind the crash and held up as the riders who avoided the crash pressed on ahead. For that reason, the organisers made the decision to neutralise the stage, calling all riders to a halt at the 22km-to-go mark.

A delay of more than 25 minutes ensued, giving riders a chance to regroup, brush themselves off and check for injuries, as well as the organisers to get everything else into place. However, it was deemed unsafe to continue, and the organisers took the difficult decision to leave the stage unfinished.
(The Big Lead)
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Clark1413 months
Riveting…
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LSU_Legz13 months
dude was smart. trying to take his bike off the bridge, and walk up the 2 foot hill and start riding again while everyone else is tangled up.
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CAD703X13 months
need to know how high up that bridge is to make a solid response
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