Marlen Reusser held up by UAE team van during Tour de France Femmes time trial (GCN) Marlen Reusser held up by UAE team van during Tour de France Femmes time trial (GCN) Now, obviously I wish it weren’t so, but sometimes – sometimes – tensions can arise and things can get a little heated on the roads, especially between cyclists and motorists (though you probably already know that if you read this website).
So, it’s not unusual, then, after a spot of poor or dangerous driving, to see a cyclist look across at a van driver, for example, and direct some choice words and a derisory hand gesture towards them.
It is a bit unusual, however, to see such an interaction taking place in the middle of a Tour de France time trial. ��� | Reusser is bezig met een enorm snelle tijdrit. Zo snel zelfs dat ze in de weg wordt gereden door een bus van UAE en een motard #TDFF2023 (link is external)
� Koers kijk je op discovery+ pic.twitter.com/gOcCiihER3 (link is external) — Eurosport Nederland (@Eurosport_NL) July 30, 2023 (link is external) But that’s what happened during yesterday’s final stage of the Tour de France Femmes, a 22km loop around Pau, when red-hot favourite Marlen Reusser – flying down the route’s main, tricky, narrow descent – was held up by the driver of a van following UAE Team ADQ’s Eleonora Gasparrini.
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