Stage 9: The sprinters race to the finish line of the Tour's ninth stage from Bordeaux to Dax.
Stage 9: Robbie McEwen, Oscar Freire, and others battle it out for the win.
Stage 9: In the end, Oscar Freire (left), took the stage over Robbie Australian McEwen.
Stage 10: A view of Col Osquich.
Stage 10: Cyril Dessel works his way up the mountain.
Stage 10: Juan Miguel Mercado, right, won the mountainous tenth stage of the Tour but it was France's Cyril Dessel (left) who took the yellow jersey.
Stage 11: American Floyd Landis took the overall lead after placing third in the mountainous 11th stage.