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An early Monday morning rush hour ride into Paris

At the Palace of Versailles en route to Paris on the final stage of my 2013 Tour.

Just when you think things can't get any better along comes a day like today

Nearing the top of the Semnoz climb – the final climb of this year’s Tour de France.

A touch of deja vu on an epic Alpine stage

At the top of the Col du Glandon – climbed from the slightly easier southern side this year.

Alpe-d’Huez, Alpe-d’Huez, so good I rode it twice

On the Alpe-d’Huez climb, second time around, with Bourg-d’Oisans below.

Three words to describe today's TT course - terrific, tough and technical

Nearing the top of Côte de Réallon – the second climb on today’s tough time trial course.

Vaison-la-Romaine to Gap via the stunning Gorges de la Méouge

On the Col de Manse climb out of Gap – actually this should have been the descent not the climb.

From blazing sun to almighty thunderstorm on the legendary Mont Ventoux

On Mont Ventoux with a kilometre to go and the memorial to Tom Simpson just around this bend.

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