Puppy Escapes Peloton

Almost became Tour roadkill


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If you had any doubts about the unscrupulousness of professional cyclists, watch as this precious, BuzzFeed-worthy puppy is almost crushed to death under the wheels of the win-if-it-kills-puppies Tour de France peloton this weekend.

You might think that a puppy-processing on live TV might bring the whole of the 100th Tour de France to a screeching halt—but you’d be mistaken. Several dogs have been hit in previous editions, and riders typically just get back on the bike, as they say. [Warning: Though the pup below walks away in the end, the accident is replayed in brutally slow slo-mo.]

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