BOURG DOISANS, France (AP) A spectator threw a smoke bomb into the Tour de France peloton as it passed by on Friday.
Nobody came to any harm. Unlike on Thursday, when a fans camera strap appeared to snag Vincenzo Nibalis handlebars on Alpe dHuez, he slammed to the ground and broke a vertebra.
The incidents make teams worried fans are getting out of hand on the most famous climbs of the Tour.
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