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

Photos part II - Stage 11 (Grenoble) - Stage 15 (Pau-Lavaur)
Photos part III - Stage 16 (Castelsarrasin) - Stage 20 (Paris)

Team Presentation - July 6: Dunkirk
Prologue - July 7: Dunkerque, ITT, 8.2 km
Stage 1 - July 8: St Omer - Boulogne sur Mer, 194.5 km
Stage 2 - July 9: Calais - Antwerp, 220.5 km
Stage 3 - July 10: Antwerp - Seraing, 198.5 km
Stage 4 - July 11: Huy - Verdun, 215 km
Stage 5 - July 12: Verdun - Bar-les-Duc, TTT, 67 km
Stage 6 - July 13: Commercy - Strasbourg, 211.5 km
Stage 7 - July 14: Strasbourg - Colmar, 162 km
Stage 8 - July 15: Colmar - Pontarlier, 222.5 km
Stage 9 - July 16: Pontarlier - Aix-Les-Bains, 185 km
Stage 10 - July 17: Aix-Les-Bains -L'Alpe d'Huez, 209 km
Stages 11-15 - July 18 - 24
Stages 16-20 - July 25 - 29

Team Presentation - July 6: Dunkirk

A blast from the past - Jan Ullrich and Lance Armstrong side by side during the 2000 Tour
The Ag2r-Prevoyance team - riding the plank during the team presentation
The Bonjour team - present themselves
The Credit Agricole team - headed by Bobby Julich, ride along the pontoon
The US Postal team - on stage in Dunkirk
Lance Armstrong - leads the US Postal crew back off stage
Mapei-Quick Step team - line up on stage
Italian champion Daniele Nardello (Mapei) - gets a handshake as he exits the stage
German champion Jan Ullrich - leads the Telekom train off stage

Prologue - July 7: Dunkerque, ITT, 8.2 km

Caught! - Some thieves attempting to break into the Cyclingnews team car
Tyler Hamilton - warming up before the Prologue
Ludo Dierckxsens - warming up before the prologue
The atmosphere - at the start in Dunkirk was warm, humid, and extremely crowded
A brightly coloured Rabobank Colnago - set up for extreme velocity
A Fassa Bortolo Pinarello rig - set up for the prologue
Lance Armstrong's time trial bike - Built for speed with 'helium' paint
US Postal's Tyler Hamilton - warms down after his prologue ride
Belgian Rik Verbrugghe (Lotto) - gets ready for his prologue start
Quo Vadis? - Stefano Zanini (Mapei) gets ready to ride
Michele Bartoli (Mapei) - looking extremely motivated before the prologue
Daniele Nardello (Mapei) - gets warm on the trainer
Jan Ullrich (Telekom) - looked in very good shape as he mounted the start box
Roberto Heras - in full flight
Serge Baguet (Lotto-Adecco) - pushes hard during the prologue
Jacky Durand (Francaise des Jeux) - gives it everything during the prologue
US Champion Fred Rodriguez (Domo) - flashes past
ONCE's Carlos Sastre - rode an excellent time
Christophe Moreau (Festina) - powers away around a corner
Christophe Moreau - looking very fast
Christophe Moreau - front on, tongue out
Christophe Moreau - smiles in the yellow jersey after the prologue
Chrishophe Moreau - smiles in the yellow jersey after winning
Best young rider Florent Brard - stands next Christophe Moreau

Stage 1 - July 8: St Omer - Boulogne sur Mer, 194.5 km

The advertising caravan - goes to great lengths to ensure it is as aerodynamic, efficient and streamlined as possible
Where's the race? - Fans at the start in St Omer
Is that rain - or just the general atmosphere?
Laurent Jalabert - in his new CSC-Tiscali gear, ponders how many different types of cheeses there are
Ludo Dierckxsens (Lampre) - anxious to get to le depart
Stuart O'Grady (Credit Agricole) - poses with a fan before he signs on
Maillot Jaune Christophe Moreau (Festina) - concentrates on getting through the media scrum
Johan Museeuw (Domo-Farm Frites) - gives a big grin before the start
Bonjour's Sylvain Chavanel - gives a speech before the start of the first stage
The peloton - ride over a small hill
Jacky Durand (FdJ) - leads Christophe Oriol (Jean Delatour) during their long escape
Lance Armstrong (USPS) - rides during the wet stage one
Christophe Moreau (Festina) - rides during stage one
German champion Jan Ullrich (Telekom) - leads Christophe Moreau (Festina)
Lance Armstrong - next to former teammate Kevin Livingston (Telekom)
Lance Armstrong - rides in front of Maillot Jaune Christophe Moreau
Daniele Nardello (Mapei) - receives treatment for his wound after finishing the stage
Daniele Nardello - climbs off his bike at the end of the stage after falling
Erik Zabel (Telekom) - leads the sprint into Boulogne-sur-Mer, which he won.
Erik Zabel - dons the green jersey for the first time in Le Tour '01
Christophe Moreau - kisses his girlfried Emillie on the podium after retaining the Maillot Jaune

Stage 2 - July 9: Calais - Antwerp, 220.5 km

Lance Armstrong (USPS) - looking relaxed and cheerful before the start of the second stage
Christophe Moreau - smiles in the Calais sun along with his teammates
Telekom's Erik Zabel and Jan Ullrich - sign autographs for fans in Calais before stage 2
Jeroen Blijlevens (Lotto-Adecco) - looking upbeat before the start
Anyone for fruit?
David Millar (Cofidis) - still bearing the heavy signs of his prologue accident
David Millar - "It can't get any worse."
Alessandro Petacchi (Fassa Bortolo) - talks to Cyclingnews before the start
Monsieur, sil vous plait!
A rider - signals for assistance at the rear of the peloton
The bunch - pass through in front of a huge Flemish crowd during the second stage
Marc Wauters (Rabobank) - is ecstatic as he wins
Marc Wauters - puts his arms up as he wins.
Jaan Kirsipuu (Ag2r) - wins the sprint for 17th
Marc Wauters - on the podium after winning the stage.
Marc Wauters - in the Maillot Jaune.
Belgian Marc Wauters - now wearing the Maillot Jaune.

Stage 3 - July 10: Antwerp - Seraing, 198.5 km

Lance Armstrong - surrounded by bodyguards, attempts to get to the start
Jan Ullrich (Telekom) - in the shadow of Antwerp's cathedral before the start
Armstrong and Ullrich - the big men of the Tour biding their time.
Marc Wauters (Rabobank) - gets presented with his diamond before the start
Johan Museeuw (Domo) and yellow jersey Marc Wauters (Rabobank) - joke before the start
The start - of the third stage in Antwerp
Bobby Julich - and Jan Ullrich chat during the stage
The bunch - together during the early part of the stage
Laurent Jalabert (CSC) - was one of the early attackers
Nicolas Jalabert (CSC) and Federic Guesdon (Francaise des Jeux) - provided the French attack of the day
Benoit Salmon (Ag2r) - goes on the attack
Benoit Salmon - leading the train on the third stage from Antwerp to Seraing
Erik Zabel (Telekom) - wins stage 3 in front of Emmanuel Magnien (FdJ)
Erik Zabel - brings home stage 3.
Erik Zabel - celebrates after winning the third stage
Erik Zabel - home ahead of the bunch.
Erik Zabel - one arm up, crossing the line.
Erik Zabel - on the podium
Erik Zabel - on the podium, smiling to the crowds.
Erik Zabel - a little more casual, on the podium.
Stuart O'Grady (Credit Agricole) - in the Maillot Jaune
Stuart O'Grady - tries on the yellow jersey.
Staurt O'Grady - in yellow after stage 3

Stage 4 - July 11: Huy - Verdun, 215 km

Brad McGee (Francaise des Jeux) - the Cyclingnews diarist rides with the bunch
Crowds flock - to the start of stage 4 in Huy
A "build-your-own" - Richard Virenque watches the tour.
Ivan Basso (Fassa Bortolo) - works in a quick phone call before stage 4.
Ivan Basso - Michele Bartoli (Mapei-Quick Step) looking composed before the start of stage 4.
Michele Bartoli (Mapei-Quick Step) - and Francesco Casagrande (Fassa Bortolo)
Michele Bartoli - pauses to meet some fans before starting the race.
Mapei-Quick Step men - Paolo Bettini and Michele Bartoli psyched up for stage 4.
Francesco Casagrande (Fassa Bortolo) - stops to sign autographs for fans.
The US Postal - team - leads the charge to bring back the breakaway
Lance Armstrong (US Postal) - a picture of determination as his team pursues the break
Tyler Hamilton (US Postal Service) - with a few battle scars from the Tour
The mid-race break - valiantly defending their 10 minute lead, but it was not to be.
Ludo Dierckxens (Lampre-Daikin) - and Laurent Jalabert (CSC - Tiscali) keeping their cool, no matter how odd some spectators are
Ludo Dierckxens - and Laurent Jalabert get ready to battle it out for stage 4.
Laurent Jalabert (CSC-Tiscali) - leads the decisive final escape that gave him the victory
Stuart O'Grady (Credit Agricole) - the maillot jaune's team have a big task ahead in stage 5.
Stuart O'Grady - maintains the yellow jersey after a touch and go stage 4.
Man of the moment - Stuart O'Grady maintains his control.
Erik Zabel (Telekom) looking menacing in green.
Laurent Jalabert (CSC-Tiscali) - takes another win for the home nation as le Tour returns to la France
Laurent Jalabert - on the podium after a sprint home to take stage 4.

Stage 5 - July 12: Verdun - Bar-les-Duc, TTT, 67 km

The Credit Agricole team - with the yellow jersey Australian Stuart O'Grady
A close up - of the Credit Agricole team, on their way to winning the TTT
Maillot Jaune power! - Credit Agricole led by Stuart O'Grady.
The Credit Agricole team - power past a traditional blue-clad poilus
A scenic view - of Credit Agricole along the Voie sacrée
ONCE - looked great, but were beaten into second place
Spanish champion Ivan Gutierrez - propelling the ONCE team
Festina - rode well for third place on the stage
Viatcheslav Ekimov and Lance Armstrong - lead the US Postal squad
George Hincapie - at the front of the US Postal train, which rode well in the damp conditions
The USPS team - stayed in touch despite a fall
Lance Armstrong - powers the USPS team home on a tough day
The Deutsche Telekom team - with green jersey Erik Zabel in third wheel
Team Deutsche Telekom - with Jan Ullrich looking strong in second place
Michael Boogerd (Rabobank) - looks in good shape for a top 10 finish
Mapei-Quick Step - A solid 10th place for Garzelli
CSC - Tiscali - lost 3 minutes to Credit Agricole
Didier Rous - in the tricoleur of French National Champion, leads home the Bonjour squad - at the TTT finish - the name change didn't help their fortunes as they came in 13th
Domo - Farm Frites - riders with time to discuss plans for later
Fassa Bortolo - were with eight men during the fifth stage
Fassa Bortolo - home in 15th position
La Francaise des Jeux - lost nearly five minutes during the team time trial
Brad McGee - brings home the Francaise Deux Jeux squad in 19th place
Lampre - stuggled today in the headwinds and the rain, to finish 21st
Credit Agricole - on the podium, claiming the teams time trial

Stage 6 - July 13: Commercy - Strasbourg, 211.5 km

Australian Stuart O'Grady (Credit Agricole) - concentrates before the start
Lance Armstrong (USPS) - fights his way through the media scrum
Lance Armstrong - gives a pre-race interview.
Joseba Beloki (ONCE) - gets ready to ride
Roberto Heras (USPS) - sporting a bandage for his injured knee
Mapei Quick Step's - Stefano Garzelli, Paolo Bettini and Daniele Nardello
Romans Vainsteins (Domo) - relaxes with the crowd before the stage
Erik Zabel (Telekom) - greets his wife with a kiss
Christophe Moreau (Festina) and David Millar (Cofidis) - chat before the start
The peloton - assembled on the start line
The start - Credit Agricole's Chris Jenner is last out of the blocks
Roberto Heras and Lance Armstrong - ride behind Stuart O'Grady
Jan Ullrich - leader of the Deutsche Telekom team, rides during the sixth stage
Members - of the Jan Ullrich support club
Axel Merckx and Laurent Brochard - drive the break along
Laurent Brochard and Rik Verbrugghe - take turns during their long escape
Credit Agricole - sets the tempo during the sixth stage, with O'Grady nestled safely behind the train
Laurent Brochard (Jean Delatour) - leads the chase group on the Col du Donon
Stuart O'Grady (Credit Agricole) - in yellow on the Donon
Patrice Halgand (Jean Delatour) - wears the maillot a pois
Fred Rodriguez (Mapei) - on the Cat 2 Col du Donon
Frederic Guesdon (La Francaise des Jeux) - a study in concentration
Nicolai Bo Larsen (CSC - Tiscali) - fights his way up the Donon
AG2-R riders - fight to keep team leader Kirsipuu in for the sprint - successfully
Jaan Kirsipuu (AG2r) - wins the sixth stage in front of Damien Nazon (Bonjour)
Jaan Kirsipuu - celebrates after winning the sixth stage
Jaan Kirsipuu - celebrates on the podium after his stage win
Stuart O'Grady Credit Agricole) - gives the big thumbs up on the podium after retaining his yellow jersey
Stuart O'Grady - celebrates another day in yellow
Jorg Jaksche (ONCE) - is the best young rider

Stage 7 - July 14: Strasbourg - Colmar, 162 km

Maillot Jaune Stuart O'Grady - shakes hands with Patrice Halgand as Didier Rous watches
Lance Armstrong - waves a French flag before the start of stage 7
The depart - in the gloom
Jorg Jakshe (ONCE) - signs autographs
Jan Ullrich (Telekom) - signs a book for a fan
Axel Merckx (Domo) - looking serious before the race.
Jens Voigt (Credit Agricole) - suffering on a climb
Daniele Nardello - models Italian champion jersey with accessories
Laurent Jalabert (CSC) - descends
Paolo Bettini (Mapei) - in the bunch
Kevin Livingston - brings up the rear
Bobby Julich (CA) - looking less than comfortable in the bunch
Patrice Halgand (Jean Delatour) - leads the bunch over the Col Du Calvaire
Jan Ullrich - follows Telekom team-mate Vinikourov
Lance Armstrong - watching me, watching you, watching me...
Jan Ullrich ...watching you, watching me.
Ivan Basso (Fassa) - and Inigo Cuesta (Cofidis) approaching the finish.
Laurent Jalabert (CSC) - puts the hammer down in the finale
Laurent Jalabert - gives another victory salute
Laurent Jalabert (CSC-Tiscali) - brightens up a dark and gloomy Bastille Day for France.
Laurent Jalabert - celebrates as he crosses the line
David Etxebarria (Eustaltel-Euskadi) gets the bunch sprint
Laurent Jalabert - on the podium after winning
Laurent Jalabert - salutes the crowd from the podium
Jens Voigt (Credit Agricole) - smiles in his yellow jersey
Jens Voigt (CA) - clearly delighted at his new yellow costume

Stage 8 - July 15: Colmar - Pontarlier, 222.5 km

Jens Voigt (Credit Agricole) - starting stage 8 in yellow
Credit Agricole - at le depart
Jens Voigt - relaxing before defending the yellow jersey
Jens Voigt - approaches the line
Stuart O'Grady - with a smile - the maillot jaune would be his again at day's end
Jan Ullrich (Telekom) - looking confident
Erik Zabel (Telekom) - chats with compatriot Joerg Jaksche (ONCE Eroski)
Ivan Basso (Fassa Bortolo) - forced to watch after injury.
Ivan Basso - settling with supporting his team from the sidelines.
Jörg Jaksche (ONCE-Eroski) - pauses to see his fans
Romans Vainsteins (Domo-Farm Frites) - signing autographs before the start.
La Francaise Des Jeux - team prepares for stage 8
Brad McGee (La Francaise des Jeux) - ready for another tough day
Axel Merckx (Domo-Farm Frites) - looks ready to start the next stage
The riders - start to gather for stage 8
The riders - prepare for the start
The riders - bid farewell to Colmar
The riders - feel the tension at the start line
The 14 man breakaway - led by Rabobank's Bram de Groot
Credit Agricole - decked out in their green rainjackets
Stuart O'Grady (Credit Agricole) - concentrates during his ride
Servais Knaven (Domo) and Erik Dekker (Rabobank) - during their late breakaway
So easy is it - Erik Dekker wins stage 8 into Pontarlier
Aitor Gonzalez (Kelme) - was good enough for second place
Stuart O'Grady - gets the good news at the end
Michele Bartoli (Mapei) - heads for the showers afterwards
Davide Bramati (Mapei) - reflects the feelings of many today
Alessandro Petacchi (Fassa Bortolo) - "Did we make it?"
Erik Dekker - gives a triumphant salute on the podium
Erik Dekker - enjoying the podium
Erik Dekker - relishes his time in the spotlight
Stuart O'Grady - in the green jersey at last
A familiar feel - Stuart O'Grady reclaims the yellow jersey
Stuart O'Grady - in the yellow jersey again

Stage 9 - July 16: Pontarlier - Aix-Les-Bains, 185 km

Stuart O'Grady (CA) - and Italian champion Daniele Nardello (Mapei) smile before the start
Stuart O'Grady - and his teammate Jens Voigt smile before the start
Lance Armstrong (USPS) - makes his way to the start
Jan Ullrich (Telekom) - checks his bike prior to the start
Jan Ullrich - and his green-clad teammate, Erik Zabel.
Andrei Kivilev (Cofidis) - before the start of stage 9. Can this rider win the Tour?
Macro Pinotti (Lampre) - checks out the day's happenings on the internet
Francois Simon (Bonjour) - Could he be in yellow tomorrow?
Belgian duo Ludo Dierckxsens (Lampre) - chats with Rik Verbrugghe (Lotto)
Christophe Capelle (BigMat) - checks the strength of his bidon cages
Erik Dekker (Rabobank) - straps on the battle helmet for another day of action
Johan Museeuw and Tom Steels - discuss the order of events in Pontarlier
The Mapei squadra - relax before stage 9
Mapei riders - sit in the village prior to the start.
Stuart O'Grady (CA) - gets ready for another day in yellow
David Etxebarria (Euskaltel-Euskadi) - was one of the three protagonists
Serguei Ivanov (Fassa Bortolo) - leads Brad McGee (Francaise des Jeux) in the breakaway
Brad McGee (FdJ) - leads David Etxebarria (Euskaltel)
Jan Ullrich - leads out Zabel in the sprint for 4th place
Serguei Ivanov - wins the stage into Aix-les-Bains
Serguei Ivanov - A change in luck
Serguei Ivanov - gets off his bike after winning the stage.
Serguei Ivanov - celebrates his new fortunes
Stuart O'Grady - on the podium after retaining his yellow jersey in Aix-les-Bains
Stuart O' Grady - getting used to that podium
Stuart O'Grady - Another stuffed lion to add to his collection
Stuart O'Grady - recieves a lot of media attention
Serguei Ivanov - raises his arms on the podium
Romans Vainsteins (Domo-Farm Frites) - has to do what a man has to do...

Stage 10 - July 17: Aix-Les-Bains -L'Alpe d'Huez, 209 km

Actor Robin Williams - was the celebrity present in Aix-les-Bains
Robin Williams - with Axel Merckx (Domo)
Robin Williams - and Jean Marie Leblanc hang out
Fred Rodriguez (Domo) - shares a joke with Robin Williams
Robin Williams - and Enrico Cassani (Domo)
Michele Bartoli - questions Franco Ballerini's wisdom
Members of the Cofidis team - pose before the start
Giancarlo Ferretti - and Serguei Ivanov reminisce about the good ol' days
None of these riders - will be in their respective jerseys by the end of the day
The 1km to go sign - on the Col du Glandon
This part hurts
The top - of the Col du Glandon (1924m)
Mountains - A view from the top of the Col du Glandon
The peloton - on the Col du Glandon, the second climb of the day
The decisive moment - Lance Amrstrong powers away
Jan Ullrich (Telekom) - leads Oscar Sevilla, Joseba Beloki and Christophe Moreau
Laurent Roux (Jean Delatour) - leads Eladio Jimenez ( and Toni Tauler (Kelme) during their break
Lance Armstrong - shifts down a gear, but keeps the speed high
Michael Boogerd (Rabobank) - gives it everything in the final kilometres
Santiago Botero (Kelme) - in the drops, extracting everything he can
Igor Gonzalez de Galdeano (ONCE) - looks up ahead
Andrei Kivilev (Cofidis) - lost time, as expected
Roberto Laiseka (Euskaltel) - pushes his gaunt frame up the mountain
Lance Armstrong - rounds one of the final corners en route to victory
Jan Ullrich - riding hard towards the end of the stage
Jan Ullrich - giving it everything on stage 10.
Joseba Beloki (ONCE) - on one of the last corners
Christophe Moreau (Festina) - on one of the corners
Laurent Roux (Jean Delatour) - shows the signs of a long day in the saddle
Oscar Sevilla (Kelme) - rode well today teammates - Leonardo Piepoli and Francesco Mancebo
Lance Armstrong (USPS) - puts his hands in the air as he wins stage 10
Lance Armstrong - crosses the finish line in l'Alpe d'Huez, arms raised in triumph
Lance Armstrong - gets ready to punch the air, as Jean-Marie Leblanc nearly smiles
Lance Armstrong - is more than satisfied with his effort
Jan Ullrich - crossing the line in second place
Joseba Beloki - rides to the finish on l'Alpe d'Huez
Christophe Moreau - rides across to finish 4th
Sven Montgomery (FdJ) and Santi Botero (Kelme) - duel it out.
Sven Montgomery - rode well for 14th place
Santiago Botero (Kelme) - Good but not good enough on the Alpe
Michele Bartoli - realised the folly of Ballerini's plan too late...
Daniele Nardello - lost 23 minutes, along with Bobby Julich
Guisseppi Guerini (Telekom) - came in a long way down
Jorg Jaksche (ONCE) - was in the autobus
Ludo Dierckxsens (Lampre) - finished the best of his team
Lance Armstrong - on the podium after winning
Lance Armstrong - on the podium after winning
Lance Armstrong - smiles on the podium
Francois Simon (Bonjour) - became the new race leader
Laurent Roux - in the polka dot jersey of best mountain climber
Oscar Sevilla (Kelme) - in the white jersey of best young rider

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