With the first nine stages in the books, there has already been much controversy, action, and all out amazing racing. Here is a gallery of our best photos that tell the best stories thus far from the race thus far.
Right from the start, one of the favorites, Alberto Contador found himself on the ground
The rainbow jersey wearer of Peter Sagan found his first share of success in two years on stage 2.
Fans go all out with cycling statues and ways to encourage the racers. It’s more than just another race.
Throughout the race, you can find people lining the course just to get seconds of watching the largest cycling race in the world.
Marcel Kittel basking in glory just after his stage 4 win.
Through the beautiful French countryside the riders crank.
After yet another few crashes, Alberto Contador was a hot commodity to interview before he ultimately pulled out of the race during stage 9.
Team Dimension Data has found much success so far in this year’s edition of the Tour.
A big deal of drama happened in stage 7 where an inflatable arch way collapse on a rider and motorcycle.
Jan Polanc of Lampre – Merida cranks up a climb in the Pyrenees Mountains.
Sergio Luis Henao Montoya of Team Sky finding his way through the hail and rain of stage 9.
From a blistering hot start to stage 9, the riders saw a drastic change, having to navigate through tough rain and hail.
The two remaining favorites. Only time will tell in seeing if Colombian Nairo Quintana has anything for two time winner, Chris Froome.
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