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Gallery: 2015 Giro d’Italia, stage 15

Tim De Waele captures the action in stage 15 of the Giro d'Italia
2015 Giro d'Italia, stage 15: village
A scenic ride through mountain villages. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2015 Giro d'Italia, stage 15: lake
Sorry, no time for a quick dip. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2015 Giro d'Italia, stage 15: tunnel
Where one finds mountains, there also shall one find tunnels. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2015 Giro d'Italia, stage 15: going up
Up, up and away. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2015 Giro d'Italia, stage 15: Tinkoff-Saxo
Alberto Contador had help early. On the final climb, not so much. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2015 Giro d'Italia, stage 15: psych
Aru had plenty of help but still found himself outmatched by Contador. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2015 Giro d'Italia, stage 15: Visconti
Giovanni Visconti had a go. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2015 Giro d'Italia, stage 15: Intxausti
Teammate Benat Intxausti, in the climber’s jersey, may not have appreciated Visconti’s attack. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2015 Giro d'Italia, stage 15: Atapuma
Darwin Atapuma briefly lost the road. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2015 Giro d'Italia, stage 15: crash
Igor Anton likewise highsided on Sunday. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2015 Giro d'Italia, stage 15: off the road
Into the weeds. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2015 Giro d'Italia, stage 15: tow trucks
Contador hopped aboard the Astana train. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2015 Giro d'Italia, stage 15: Aru and Contador
Likewise, Fabio Aru hitched a ride on Contador. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2015 Giro d'Italia, stage 15: duel
Contador collected bonus seconds en route to the finish and padded his lead over Aru. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2015 Giro d'Italia, stage 15: Trofimov
Yury Trofimov had a late surge, hoping to steal a march on the GC guys. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2015 Giro d'Italia, stage 15: Landa wins
Landa was delighted to have scored the stage win — if nothing else — for Astana after a tough day on the job. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2015 Giro d'Italia, stage 15: whew
Race leader Alberto Contador took everything Astana threw at him on Sunday. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2015 Giro d'Italia, stage 15: Aru
Aru must be wondering what it take to catch Contador napping. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2015 Giro d'Italia, stage 15: Uran
Rigoberto Uran had another day to forget, still suffering the effects of illness and injury. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2015 Giro d'Italia, stage 15: Hesjedal
Ryder Hesjedal got caught behind as a crash split the bunch and rode the final ascent alone. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2015 Giro d'Italia, stage 15: Porte
Richie Porte suffered once again, and there was talk he might abandon the Giro after all. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2015 Giro d'Italia, stage 15: Konig
Leopold Konig is Sky’s GC man now, with Porte sliding down the standings. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2015 Giro d'Italia, stage 15: van den Broeck
Jurgen van den Broeck looked somewhat the worse for wear at the line. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com