Stage 16: Saint Paul Trois Chateaux to Gap
Thor Hushovd crosses the finish line ahead of fellow Norwegian Edvald Boasson Hagen to win the 16th stage.
Bolt to the finish
Thor Hushovd (R) blew past Edvald Boasson Hagen at the end of the 111-mile 16th stage.
Mark Cavendish maintained the green jersey as best sprinter.
Alberto Contador (L) and fellow Spaniard Samuel Sanchez cross the finish line.
It appears as though Thomas Voeckler is taking a shortcut through the field, but he is merely heading downhill toward the end of the stage.
Tour de Thomas
The peloton rides past a decoration trumpeting Thomas Voeckler's effort in this Tour.
The peloton rides through a canyon near Saint May.
How does the wrapper taste?
Andy Schleck grabs a snack during the ride to Gap. Brother Frank is behind him.
A Dutch fan poses with an orange plastic octopus in front of vineyards as she waits for the riders.
Seeing is believing
Andy Schleck peers out from his safety glasses as he rides alongside Thomas Voeckler.
Spectators and the peloton are reflected in a road-side safety mirror.
Light at the end
The peloton, led by Thomas Voeckler, exits a tunnel early in the stage.
Overall leader Thomas Voeckler signs a flag while he and other riders wait for the start of the stage.
Fans look on as George Hincapie rides to the signature ceremony prior to the start of the stage.
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Jelle Vanendert signs a photo of his likeness wearing the best climber's jersey.