Even Tour De France Champions Aren't Safe From The Wrath Of Road Rage

Chris Froome - meet angry white van driver with a vengeance

Anyone who's ever tried navigate the Dantesque hellscape of a public road on a bicycle can attest to the fact that driver's aren't the biggest fans of cyclists, a general hostility that even extends to Tour de France champions like Chris Froome.

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The 31-year-old three-time Tour de France winner posted a picture of his broken bike on Twitter, which he says was caused by a hit-and-run driver.

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The Team Sky rider wrote: "Just got rammed on purpose by an impatient driver who followed me onto the pavement! Thankfully I'm okay. Bike totaled. Driver kept going!"

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Maybe he was doing that thing where cyclists ride three abreast on a public road on a Sunday morning while having a chat, apparently oblivious to the concept of anyone and anything outside of their lycra-clad bubble.

Apparently he wasn't actually doing that (sorry for doubting you, Chris).

In a statement, Team Sky said Froome even went back home to get a spare bike and continued his training after the crash.

Ice cold, Chris. Ice cold.