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The 88th Tour de France photo gallery will feature pictures by Fotoreporter Sirotti as well as AFP and Cyclingnews photos.

Photos part I - Team presentation - Stage 10 (Aix-les-Bains-L'Alpe d'Huez)
Photos part II - Stage 11 (Grenoble) - Stage 15 (Pau-Lavaur)

Stage 16 - July 25: Castelsarrasin - Sarran, 227.5 km
Stage 17 - July 26: Brive-la-Gaillarde - Montlucon, 194 km
Stage 18 - July 27: Montlucon - Saint Amand Montrond ITT, 61 km
Stage 19 - July 28: Orleans - Evry, 160 km
Stage 20 - July 29: Corbeil Essones - Paris (Champs Elysées), 160.5 km

Stage 16 - July 25: Castelsarrasin - Sarran, 227.5 km

Lance Armstrong (USPS) - smiles before the start of the stage
Lance Armstrong - signing the obligatory autographs before the start
Lance Armstrong's - silver/gray Trek sits ready to go
Water - and peaches for all
Rik Verbrugghe (Lotto) - signs autographs before the start
Marco Pinotti (Lampre) - with his Coeur de Lion prize from stage 15
Kelme-Costa Blanca - add to their stuffed lion collection
Laurent Jalabert, Dider Rous, Oscar Sevilla, Lance Armstrong and Stuat O'Grady - line up for the start
The peloton - depart for the 16th stage amidst a sea of spectators
George Hincapie - leads his captain Lance Armstrong and the long string of the peloton
The leading breakaway riders - seem to be unperturbed at the number of bottoms presented
Jens Voigt (CA) - leads Brad McGee (FdJ) during their breakaway ride
Jens Voigt - wins the 16th stage to Sarran
Jens Voigt - wins stage 16 into Sarran
Jens Voigt - wins as McGee tries to finish
Brad McGee (FdJ) - nearly falling off the bike as he rode to the line.
Brad McGee - collapses after the hot stage
Brad McGee - attempts to recover afterwards
Thierry Gouvenou (BigMat) - got some air time for the wrong reasons
Lance Armstrong rehydrates - and waits for his daily anti-doping control
Jens Voigt - on the podium after his stage win
Jens Voigt - on the podium after his stage win
Lance Armstrong - in yellow after stage 16
Where are you going - with that lion, my friend?
Laurent Jalabert (CSC) - looking good in dots
Stuart O'Grady (CA) - still clinging to his green points jersey
Oscar Sevilla (Kelme) - is the best young rider in this Tour

Stage 17 - July 26: Brive-la-Gaillarde - Montlucon, 194 km

"I have a cunning plan..." - Franco Ballerini and Alessandro Petacchi
Subtly camouflaged - and yet strangely distinctive US fans on hand to cheer their hero on
Chechu Rubiera and Lance Armstrong (USPS) - smile before the start
The start of stage 17 - Jalabert with Armstrong and Voigt in front
Lance Armstrong - rides with Didier Rous (Bonjour)
The peloton - rides past a lake during the 17th stage
Serge Baguet - leads Jakob Piil (CSC) and Massimiliano Lelli (Cofidis) in their escape
Serge Baguet - holds his arms up as he wins
Serge Baguet - beats Jakob Piil (CSC) in stage 17
Serge Baguet - is ecstatic as he wins
Massimiliano Lelli - rolls across for third place
The sprint - for 4th place was won by Jan Svorada (Lampre)
Stuart O'Grady (CA) - pipped by Zabel for 6th
Massimiliano Lelli (Cofidis) - chats to reporters after his third place
Serge Baguet - salutes the crowd
Serge Baguet - on the podium after his win
Serge Baguet - raises his arm on the podium
Lance Armstrong - Still in the yellow jersey.
Stuart O'Grady (CA) - feels the green jersey getting tighter
Laurent Jalabert (CSC) - in the polka dotted jersey

Stage 18 - July 27: Montlucon - Saint Amand Montrond ITT, 61 km

Lance Armstrong (USPS) - full frontal
Lance Armstrong - powers to his stage 18 win
Lance Armstrong - gives it full gas en route to another win
Lance Armstrong - corners during the TT
Igor Gonzalez de Galdeano (ONCE) - second place
Igor Gonzalez de Galdeano - looking in control
Joseba Beloki (ONCE) - during the time trial
Jan Ullrich (Telekom) - looking more like the Alien in stage 18
Jan Ullrich - powers home in the TT for third place
Jan Ullrich - giving it everything
Dots in sunflowers - Jalabert flashes past
Michael Boogerd (Rabobank) - reaches for the gears
Santiago Botero (Kelme) - put in another consistent ride
Stefano Garzelli (Mapei) - rides during the time trial
Roberto Heras (USPS) - looking quite relaxed
Oscar Sevilla (Kelme) - concentrates on a corner
Francois Simon (Bonjour) - trying to hold down fourth place
Lance Armstrong - smiles on the podium of the 18th stage
Lance Armstrong - being advised on flower protocol by Bernard Hinault.

Stage 19 - July 28: Orleans - Evry, 160 km

Lance Armstrong (USPS) - does his Big Tex impersonation
Lance Armstrong - focuses before the start of stage 19
Lance Armstrong - ready to go
Laurent Jalabert (CSC) - working hard for his polka dots
Stuart O'Grady (CA) and Laurent Jalabert (CSC) - discussing matters pertaining to...head stems
Daniele Nardello (Mapei) - manages to sign autographs for fans
Michele Bartoli (Mapei) - puts 10 lira on Lance Armstrong to win the Tour
Marco Pinotti (Lampre) - stands in front of the cathedral in Orleans
Francois Simon - ever obliging
The tension - just before the start
Jose Luis Rubiera (USPS) - smiles at the camera at the start
Italians Guisseppi Guerini and Wladimir Belli - roll out
Roberto Heras - Lance Armstrong, Jan Ullrich and Erik Zabel ride together
Green jersey wearer Stuart O'Grady - next to Oscar Sevilla (Kelme)
The peloton - en route between Orleans and Evry
Jens Voigt (CA) - goes on the attack to try and stop Zabel from taking the first sprint
Erik Zabel (Telekom) - triumphs in stage 19
Erik Zabel - salutes the crowd on the podium
Erik Zabel - kisses his wife on the podium
Lance Armstrong (USPS) - salutes the crowd again in yellow
Stuart O'Grady - already thinking about tomorrow's defence of his green jersey

Stage 20 - July 29: Corbeil Essones - Paris (Champs Elysées), 160.5 km

Crowds - gathering at the top of the course
Height - is essential for viewing the final stage
The Arc de Triomphe - the ultimate sight for the cyclists that make it to Paris
The view from the Arc de Triomphe - all the height you need!
Erik Zabel (Telekom) and Stuart O'Grady (Credit Agricole) - contest an intermediate sprint
Lance Armstrong and US Postal - ride through the fields of France toward Paris.
US Postal - leads the charge on the Champs Elysees as thousands of American fans cheer them on
US Postal - leading the charge
Jan Ullrich (Telekom) and Lance Armstrong (US Postal) - ride together in the stage
Laurent Jalabert (CSC) - corners in the final procession with the Arc de Triomphe in the background.
La Francaise des Jeux - leads the peloton off the Champs Elysees
The peloton - exit the Champs Elysees in a sea of colour
144 riders - ride off the Place de la Concorde and up the Champs Elysees
Jan Svorada (Lampre) - wins the final stage on the Champs Elysees with a clear margin
Jan Svorada - raises his arms as he crosses the line
Lance Armstrong - raises his arms on the podium on the Champs Elysees.
The top 3 on GC: Jan Ullrich, Lance Armstrong and Joseba Beloki
The final jersey wearers: Laurent Jalabert, Erik Zabel, Lance Armstrong, Oscar Sevilla

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