Colorful fans don comical outfits along Tour de France routes
Excited fans turned up to make road-side statements during this yearâs Tour de France -- donning bright, colorful costumes and outfits depicting comic book superheroes.
This yearâs race, the 105th edition, began in the Vendee region along the Atlantic coast on July 7 runs until this Sunday when it concludes in Paris.(MORE: Fans continue to taunt Chris Froome at the Tour de France)
Tour organizers estimate that 10 to 12 million spectators line the route each year, according to reporting by the Associated Press.
Spectators are not charged any fees nor required to purchase tickets to watch the world-class competitors zoom past them along the race routes. Fans can just show up along the routes and enjoy this annual spectacle.
AP contributed to this report.Source: Google News France | Netizen 24 France