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Tour de France stage six photos

A shopkeeper in Aigurande on day six of the Tour de France

Central France is bathed in glorious sunshine ahead of the sixth stage of the Tour, the 195.5 km between Aigurande and Super-Besse

Prince Albert II of Monaco talks to former Tour winner Bernard Hinault

Prince Albert II of Monaco talks to former Tour winner Bernard Hinault prior to a stage which includes the first serious climb of the race

Mark Cavendish

Britain's Mark Cavendish, who is not expected to challenge on day six, is slapped all over the newspapers after winning stage five

Alejandro Valverde

Alejandro Valverde, one of the favourites for the overall title, is patched up after going over his handlebars on Wednesday

Stage six of the Tour de France

The pack rides through the French countryside during the 195.5 km sixth stage

Riccardo Ricco, Alejandro Valverde and Cadel Evans

The finish to the stage is an 800m category two climb to Super-Besse, with Italian Riccardo Ricco hitting the front late on

Riccardo Ricco

Ricco holds off Alejandro Valverde and Cadel Evans to celebrate victory in the sixth stage after timing his run to perfection

Kim Kirchen

But Luxembourger Kim Kirchen is close behind in fifth to take over the yellow jersey from Stefan Schumacher



see also
Tour de France stage five photos
09 Jul 08 |  Cycling
Tour de France stage four photos
08 Jul 08 |  Cycling
Tour de France stage two photos
06 Jul 08 |  Cycling
Tour de France photos
05 Jul 08 |  Cycling


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