Stage 6: The peloton rolls through the village of Bourg en Bresse.
Stage 6: Tom Boonen claims the win.
Stage 6: Alexandre Vinokourov after after the stage.
Stage 7: German newcomer Linus Gerdemann made his Tour de France debut one to remember by soloing to victory in the first mountain stage.
Stage 7: American Levi Leipheimer and team Discovery attack the steeps.
Stage 7: CSC's David Zabriske weathers the heat.
Stage 8: Iban Mayo on the move.
Stage 8: Discovery's Alberto Contador pushes for the finish line.
Stage 8: Former world mountain-bike champion Michael Rasmussen torched the field in the Tour de France to take over the yellow jersey.