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Reuters has an interesting post on its photographers’ blog about recent mishaps while covering the Tour de France. (For Americans, that’s some big bicycle race they have on the other side of the Atlantic.) As this picture shows, it hasn’t been a smooth ride for the Reuters team covering the race. In just the last few days they’ve endured the theft of a brand new Canon EOS-1D Mark III, parking tickets, and the total destruction of their main transportation and editing vehicle, including the thousands of dollars of equipment inside.

Full post here, including gruesome pictures of a burnt 300mm f/2.8 lens.

-Jay DeFoore