TdF-filter: What's the deal with that AG2R motorcycle?
July 14, 2014 10:49 AM Subscribe
I've been watching the Tour de France (thinking of starting a Phil Liggett drinking game, with phrases like "dancing on the pedals" and of course "lactic acid". Anyway, among the bunches of cars and motorcycles in various roles I've noticed one with the AG2R logo on the fairing. As they are also a team sponsor, that got my attention, but I can't figure out what that motorcycle is doing. No passenger, just a pilot on the motorbike, and no obvious role like medical, law enforcement, support*, or cameras.
posted by randomkeystrike to Sports, Hobbies, & Recreation (9 answers total)
*I really thought hard about team support, but the motorbike isn't carrying any supplies, and I figured teams were restricted to cars, or perhaps only find cars useful, given all the stuff they have to carry. There is a Mavic neutral support motorbike with a couple of spare wheels, I think - it's bright yellow and pretty obvious...