Friday Funnies: 11 wacky Tour de France fans

The Tour de France always brings out the wackiest cycling fans around Europe; here's a look at the best from this year.

Tour fan hangs from crane

This Tour de France supporter hangs from a crane on July 9 during the sixth stage between Abbeville and Le Havre, France.

Tour fan dresses as El Diablo

German supporter Didi Senft, known as El Diablo, cheers as Christopher Froome (yellow jersey) rides in the pack Saturday during the eighth stage, between Rennes and Mur-de-Bretagne, France.

Tour fan dresses as Viking

A spectator takes in the action Sunday during the ninth stage, between Vannes and Plumelec, France.

Tour fan dons blue body suit

Supporters pose with a man distributing goodies along the road Tuesday during the 10th stage, between Tarbes and La Pierre-Saint-Martin, France.

Fan flag blocks Christopher Froome

Christopher Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, rides the last hill despite a flag blocking his way Tuesday during the 10th stage.

Tour jester gets in the spirit

A supporter cheers along the road Tuesday during the 10th stage of the Tour.

Lifeguard on duty

A costumed supporter runs next to France's Pierrick Fedrigo during the 10th stage of the Tour.


Fans dressed in bodysuits wait along the road during the 11th stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday.

France fans

Spectators run alongside Australia's Richie Porte and Britain's Christopher Froome as they climb Tourmalet pass during the 11th stage Wednesday.

Rain or shine

Fans stick it out and bear the elements near the finish line of the 12th stage Thursday by Plateau de Beille, France.

Go Blue!

A Michigan fan tries to keep up with pack leaders Geraint Thomas and Christopher Froome of Great Britain during the 12th stage of the Tour on Thursday.