Yesterday, a strong hailstorm fully affected the second stage of the Critérium del Dauphiné, shortly after the stage won by the Slovenian ended Primoz Rogli
The storm seriously damaged a large part of the peloton that had not reached the finish line, where it had to suspend the awards ceremony
«MMany cyclists, including our boys, were hit by a hailstorm, the worst we have ever experienced in our lives. The scene was chaos, total chaos, with runners running for cover, hit hard by icy mini ping pong balls.«, Comments the Israel Start-Up Nation team on its Twitter account.
Within seconds the road looked like an ice rink and riders were desperately trying to stay on their bikes ... or to decide to walk up to the finish line on the ice ... #criteriumdauphine @dauphine pic.twitter.com/u5UN2SM43F
- Israel Start-Up Nation / Israel Cycling Academy (@YallaIsraelSUN) August 13