Talansky's Tour heroics – Andrew Talansky finishes the 11th stage of the Tour de France with the 'broom wagon' behind him after bravely struggling because of previous injuries.
Heavy fall – A bloodied and bruised Talansky crosses the line after his heavy crash at the end of the seventh stage of the Tour de France.
Showing promise – Tears of joy. Talansky was overcome with emotion after winning the eighth stage of the Dauphine Libere to take the overall honors ahead of top Tour de France contenders.
Galloping Gallopin – Tony Gallopin can afford to raise his arms in triumph after taking the 11th stage of the Tour de France ahead of a group of leading contenders.
Talansky's bravery – Vincenzo Nibali has remained in the yellow jersey with a lead of over two minutes to his nearest challengers.
Nibali class – A superb victory on the second stage of the Tour in Yorkshire set the scene for Nibali's domination to date.
Giro triumph – The highlight of Nibali's career was victory in the 2013 Giro d'Italia on home roads.