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George Hincapie speaks the morning after he nearly won the yellow jersey. #tdf
Riders after Stage 14. Next up? (Gulp.) The Alps. #tdf
Lance Armstrong stopped to talk to reporters after Stage 14. #tdf
The gendarmerie locking hands to protect the riders after the finish, Stage 14. #tdf
Look closely and you'll see that the dog is wearing a hat with polka dots for the climber's jersey. #tdf
This guy was so happy that I stopped to take his photo on the race course. #tdf
EPO stands for something different here. (Translation: water, liquor and olives.)
The decoration of choice in this part of France: hay bales. #tdf
The villages along the race course, in Alsace, were decked out for the Tour. #tdf
Bradley Wiggins chills out before Stage 14 in Colmar. #tdf
Frankie Andreu, the former U.S. Postal Service rider, has been reporting for Versus this whole Tour. #tdf
Mechanics make last-minute adjustments on the Silence-Lotto team's bikes. #tdf
Police were out in force today, one day after two riders were shot with pellets from an air gun. #tdf
Lots of people -- maybe too many -- at the start this AM in beautiful Colmar. #tdf
The town of Colmar is really, really proud of being the hometown of the man that created the Statue of Liberty.
Fans watching from the perfect perch: Hay bales. #tdf
Bikes, bikes, bikes. All kinds of bikes. Everywhere.
Towns through which the Tour passes are grateful for the privilege. They find creative ways to say thanks.
Thirsty riders at the finish. Here is Albert Timmer of Skil-Shimano spilling half the water on his face. #tdf
International Cycling Union drug-testing chaperones chase after riders pegged for testing. #tdf
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