They are required to wear helmets, but spandex provides little protection in a crash. Sometimes it is rider miscalculation as when a rider takes a wet corner too fast, but often it is the course itself that provides unexpected hazards. The outcome can be a career ending injury or too often, a life ending one.
For those of you who save their enthusiasm for the Tour de France the big race starts July 2nd. This year’s start will be in France at Mont St. Michel/Utah Beach.
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