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Tour de France video round-up: Peter Sagan signs book for fan mid-stage, Pinot's team manager loses it over stage win, painting over penises + more

Some of the weird and wonderful videos we've spotted over the weekend...

It's been some weekend at the Tour de France with a couple of absolutely cracking stages in the Pyrenees - but there's been a fair bit going on away from the front of the race and here are some of our favourite videos we've spotted.

First up, we have Peter Sagan being ... well, Peter Sagan. It's not unusual for fans to try and give riders something during mountain stages - a bottle of water, a newspaper ahead of a descent and even (as happened to Adam Hansen a few years back) a cold beer coming over the final climb of the race.

Here's a new one, though. Ahead of Saturday's climb of the Tourmalet, at the back of the race, a fan runs alongside the three-time world champion, profferring Sagan a pen and copy of his autobiography, which comes back duly signed. Pure class.

The stage also saw Movistar's Costa Rican rider Andrey Amador, his work for Nairo Quintana and Mikel Landa done for the day, have an impromptu family reunion.

Meanwhile, at the finish, Groupama-FDJ manager Marc Madiot was getting rather excited at Thibaut Pinot's stage win which, together with the French rider's efforts today, have recouped the time he lost during to crosswinds on Stage 4 and put him right back in the hunt for the yellow jersey. Fair to say he got a bit excited and he also spoke about his reaction to ITV's Daniel Freibe this morning..

Meanwhile, here's race leader Julian Alaphilippe raising an eyebrow or two about having French President Emmanuel Macron chatting to Pinot behind him.

And finally ... Some fans paint the names of their favourite riders on Tour de France climbs, others paint penises ... and it turns out that ASO has a way of dealing with the latter.

Simon joined as news editor in 2009 and is now the site’s community editor, acting as a link between the team producing the content and our readers. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, he has reported on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, the latest developments in the bike industry and the sport’s biggest races. Now back in London full-time after 15 years living in Oxford and Cambridge, he loves cycling along the Thames but misses having his former riding buddy, Elodie the miniature schnauzer, in the basket in front of him.

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