Ewwwwwww, we must be in France!

July 20, 2010

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Welcome back to our ever-popular feature, “Stuff Maybe We Should Have Mentioned in the Photo Caption, but didn’t.”

tour crop 180Today we see riders in the Tour de France, and the caption informs us they are being greeted by “fans.”

Excuse me? I guess maybe that’s true, but one of those fans is stark naked except for a cape, a baseball cap and what looks like a small rodent clinging to an important body part.

If this is the suggested attire for this event, then I’ll just watch it on television.

Meanwhile, I can only hope the rodent scrambled to safety and that the mean-looking cyclist on the right managed to use his front wheel spokes in a very creative way. Look at him. You know he’s thinking about it.

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Fans greet racers during the ninth stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Morzine-Avoriaz and Saint-Jean-De-Maurienne, July 13, 2010. REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel

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It’s almost un bare able. Send him back to the wannabe super hero nudist park.

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

ooooooooooo!!! No white bars!!! ;)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Is that cameraman Lamar? He is totally missing the money shot!

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

That is the look of WTF on the face of the lead rider.

Posted by MamaC326 | Report as abusive

Shra, going by his tan lines he is providing his own white bar.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

You know, if as a sportsperson, I came to realise that my fanbase consisted mostly of guys that looked that that, I would retire immediately, buy a cabin high up on a deserted mountain, and never leave my home again. Ever.

Posted by zeitgeist | Report as abusive

That is deeply disturbing. I will never be able to look at a man in a cape again.

Posted by invisiliz | Report as abusive

I know that man in the cape. It’s Magnifying Man. Able to make something tiny look huge.

Posted by T54 | Report as abusive

When I attend sporting events I may wave something but, NOT THAT! :-O

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive

Well Cam, Mr.Magnifying Man would disagree with you…. ;)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

oh the French..

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive