Jesus died for our selfies

Selfie-Loving Spectators Terrorize Tour de France Cyclists

This was a terrible idea. (Twitter)

The greatest unforeseen danger to this year’s Tour de France riders isn’t a bunch of sheep walking around with cameras strapped to their backs; it’s spectators taking selfies.

Tour de France fans tend to line the edges of the race routes in droves, frequently with no gates separating spectators from riders. This year, selfie-taking spectators have been turning their backs to the road, and not always realizing when the cyclists have been approaching, the Guardian reports. Read More