Juliet Macur is tweeting le Tour for NYT and uploading photos like this chicken and a guy in a red wig.
Any particular message behind chicken/red wig? Probably not, just cycling-crazed fans. And it’ll go down like this
Chicken runs along racers, Red Wig flails arms wildly. Chicken overheats in about 15 steps. Red Wig hands up water. Repeat until peloton has passed.