Less Dangerous Tour de France Selfies

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The newest selfie craze is focused around the Tour de France, which started Saturday, and everyone is talking about how dangerous the lengths are that some fans are willing to go for the PERFECT selfie. It not only puts the fans in danger, but it also endangers the cyclists.

Here’s the perfect example:

 

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Le Tour frowns on this unsafe photo-taking:

 

 

In response to all those crazed fans braving the pavement for a photo with the cyclists, a hashtag has been born, #TDFselfie, and more sensible fans have started posting selfies of a different sort.

 

There are the safe sideline selfies:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are the strategic background selfies:

 

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The safe way to take a #tdfselfie with @chrisfroome

A post shared by Carolyn Manno (@carolynmanno) on

 

 

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Finishing line selfie! #tdfselfie #tdf14

A post shared by Lisa Edwards (@redwoods1) on

(taken at the finish line)

 

 

 

And then the SUPER safe selfies:

 

 

 

 

Are you watching the Tour de France? Have you contemplated sharing a #TD

 

 

top photo via twitter.com/visitlondon

 

 

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