A castle overlooking the start in Foix.
One of the day's two biggies looked serious at the start
Frederick Guesdon leads two teammates through a turn on the first climb.
Euskaltel fans took over one entire climb of today’s race. One entire mountain of crazy … er enthusiastic Ba …
Euskaltel fans took over one entire climb of today's race. One entire mountain of crazy ... er enthusiastic Basques!
The incredible climb to the summit of Col de Val-Louron-Azet.
The village of Saint-Lary-Soulet below, and the day’s final climb to the Pla d’Adet ski area at the upper left …
The village of Saint-Lary-Soulet below, and the day’s final climb to the Pla d'Adet ski area at the upper left.
Armstrong powering his way up a climb by himself is becoming a familiar sight at this Tour
Jalabert led the charge and then stayed out on his own almost until the end.
And again, it came down to a two-man battle
5:19 p.m. – (local time) Felix Cardenas (Kelme) won the 12th stage of the Tour de France, a tough 166.5km mountain stage from Perpignan