Photo Gallery: Tour de France, Stage 8
The story of the day. Contador attempting to drop Nibali, while Nibali looked to be riding effortlessly.
Through the rain and sunshine, the French fans stayed dedicated to cheer on their favorite rider.
Early on, while the sun was shining, each team went through many bottles. Tinkoff utilizes this bottle backpack.
Wolrd Champion, Rui Costa brings his Merida to the finish line.
When the sun began to hide, temperatures dropped quickly. Many riders opted to use jackets to keep them warm and dry.
A surprise winner today, Blel Kadri dropped two favorites after a late attack.