Stage 6: Dinan to Lisieux
It was a memorable day for the Norwegians as Edvald Boasson Hagen celebrated winning Stage 6 and Thor Hushovd (R) retained the yellow jersey.
Edvald Boasson Hagen won his first-career stage and the first for the Sky team in this Tour.
No questioning that Thor Hushovd (R) has been on fire this Tour. He and the pack make their way past three firemen who gave themselves a boost.
Overall leader Thor Hushovd enlists his mechanic to get a tire change.
On his way again
With his new tire, Hushovd resumed his ride.
Johnny Hoogerland battles the elements as he climbs Cote de Saint Michel de Montjoie.
Cadel Evans looks as though he can't wait for the race to end.
The pack rides behind the official car of Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme at the start of the stage.
Raindrops keep falling.....
Rain played a part during the sixth stage. Here, Adriano Malori, Leonardo Duque, Johnny Hoogerland and Lieuwe Westra ride through the elements.
Here they come
An otherwise quiet road seems to be overwhelmed by all manner of Tour bikes and vehicles.
Fans protect themselves from the rain and appear to smother riders as they make their way down the road.
A sea of riders rolls past the rocky tidal island of Mont Saint-Michel.
Stroll - not sprint - to ceremony
Philippe Gilbert, wearing the green jersey for best sprinter, rides to the signature ceremony prior to the stage.
Talk and ride
Cyclist Andrey Amador chats with a team member.