Bus stalls Tour de France

There was panic at the end of the first stage of the Tour de France bicycle race as one of the team buses became wedged under the the finish-line banner. It forced the organizers to temporarily move the finish line, throwing off riders and was blamed for a massive crash four kilometres shy of the end.

Le Tour de France 2013 - Stage One

BASTIA, FRANCE - JUNE 29: The Orica-Greenedge team bus collides with the finishing banner prior to the race arriving at the end of stage one of the 2013 Tour de France, a 213KM road stage from Porto-Vecchio to Bastia, on June 29, 2013 in Bastia, France. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Le Tour de France 2013 - Stage One

BASTIA, FRANCE - JUNE 29: The Green Edge Cycling team bus collides with the finishing banner prior to the race arriving at the end of stage one of the 2013 Tour de France, a 213KM road stage from Porto-Vecchio to Bastia, on June 29, 2013 in Bastia, France. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Le Tour de France 2013 - Stage Two

BASTIA, FRANCE - JUNE 30: Media are seen outside the Orica Greenedge team bus that collided with stage one's finishing arch yesterday prior to the start of stage two of the 2013 Tour de France, a 156KM road stage from Bastia to Ajaccio, on June 30, 2013 in Bastia, France. The 100th edition of Le Tour de France begins in Porto Vecchio on the island of Corsica and ends July 21 in Paris. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Le Tour de France 2013 - Stage One

BASTIA, FRANCE - JUNE 29: The Orica-Greenedge team bus collides with the finishing banner prior to the race arriving at the end of stage one of the 2013 Tour de France, a 213KM road stage from Porto-Vecchio to Bastia, on June 29, 2013 in Bastia, France. The 100th edition of Le Tour de France begins in Porto Vecchio on the island of Corsica and ends July 21 in Paris. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Le Tour de France 2013 - Stage One

BASTIA, FRANCE - JUNE 29: The Orica-Greenedge team bus collides with the finishing banner prior to the race arriving at the end of stage one of the 2013 Tour de France, a 213KM road stage from Porto-Vecchio to Bastia, on June 29, 2013 in Bastia, France. The 100th edition of Le Tour de France begins in Porto Vecchio on the island of Corsica and ends July 21 in Paris. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Le Tour de France 2013 - Stage One

BASTIA, FRANCE - JUNE 29: The Orica-Greenedge team bus collides with the finishing banner prior to the race arriving at the end of stage one of the 2013 Tour de France, a 213KM road stage from Porto-Vecchio to Bastia, on June 29, 2013 in Bastia, France. The 100th edition of Le Tour de France begins in Porto Vecchio on the island of Corsica and ends July 21 in Paris. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)