Stage 13: Pau to Lourdes
Thor Hushovd eventually ran away with the stage, crossing the finish line in Lourdes. It was Hushovd's ninth-career victory.
Thor Hushovd of celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 13th stage.
A fan dressed up as a nun runs next to Jeremy Roy, who had a memorable stage despite having been passed by Thor Hushovd and David Moncoutie.
Two for the mountain
Jeremy Roy (L), who ruled the mountains for most of Stage 13, battles here with stage winner Thor Hushovd.
Break from the break
David Moncoutie rides in the breakaway before breaking away to a second-place finish in the mountain stage.
Frank Schleck (L) and Thor Hushovd chat at the start of the stage.
Bridging the gap
The peloton makes its way over a bridge on the way to Lourdes.
Overall leader Thomas Voeckler heads the pack at the beginning of the stage.
Time to roll
Alberto Contador waits with Saxo Bank teammates for the start of the stage.
Young fans -- perhaps future TDF broadcasters? -- get creative with cardboard boxes.
Pulling for their riders
French fans from Lescar hold a banner with a message of support for the riders.
Don't text and drive
Actually, Frank Schleck (L) is a grabbing a snack shortly after starting out in Pau. That's brother Andy at right.
Youth is served
Arnold Jeannesson wears the white jersey emblematic of best young rider.
Mark Cavendish makes his way past the crowd and to the signature ceremony prior to the start of the stage.
Thor Hushovd signs the shirts of girl prior to the start of the 13th stage.
Fans dressed up as the Village People wait for the riders coming through the mountains.