This year’s Tour de France competitors may face a unique obstruction as they contend with the grueling course through the Pyrenees Mountains: llamas. On July 2, a herd of roughly 20 was spotted in repose on the Col de Tourmalet race course. And llamas, I think we can safely surmise, do not give a fuck about the Tour…
METZ, FRANCE - JULY 06: Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Liquigas-Cannondale celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win stage six of the 2012 Tour de France from Epernay to Metz on July 6, 2012 in Metz, France. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
SERAING, BELGIUM - JULY 01: Yaroslav Popovych of the Ukraine and Radioshack-Nissan leads the peloton during stage one of the 2012 Tour de France from Liege to Seraing on July 1, 2012 in Seraing, Belgium. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
Yet another blow to the idea that French people are paragons of health: they apparently hate going to the gym.