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Tour de France 2016 - 103a Edizione - 16a tappa Moirans en Montagne - Berne 209 km - 18/07/2016 - Veduta - foto Jan De Meuleneir/PN/BettiniPhoto©2016

Tour de France Photo Gallery: The Scary Six

July 18, 2016
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Heading into the second rest day, the race saw a lot of unreal moments happen. More crashes and even a mid race run, we are happy to bring you seven images to tell the story of the past six stages.

Photos: Bettini

 

Tour de France 2016 - 103a Edizione - 10a tappa Escaldes Engordany - Revel 197 km - 12/07/2016 - Adrien Petit (Direct Energie) - foto Luca Bettini/BettiniPhoto©2016

Adrien Petit (Direct Energie) descends into the dense fog of stage 10.

 

Tour de France 2016 - 103a Edizione - 11a tappa Carcassonne - Montpellier 162.5 km - 13/07/2016 - Christopher Froome - Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) - Peter Sagan - Maciej Bodnar (Tinkoff) - foto Jan De Meuleneir/PN/BettiniPhoto©2016

This fearsome four took on the rest of the peloton to stay away by just six seconds on stage 11. (Left to right: Peter Sagan, Geraint Thomas, Christopher Froome and Maciej Bodnar.

 

Tour de France 2016 - 103a Edizione - 12a tappa Montpellier - Mont Ventoux 184 km - 14/07/2016 - Christopher Froome (Team Sky) - foto POOL Jeff Pachoud/AFP/BettiniPhoto©2016

The running man. Without a doubt the most crazy thing to happen in this years tour was in stage 12, where the leaders ran into the back of a motorcycle and Froome took off running without his bike.

 

Tour de France 2016 - 13a tappa Bourg-Saint-AndŽol / La Caverne du Pont-d'Arc 37,5 km - 14/06/2016 - Tom Dumoulin (Giant - Alpecin) - foto Dion Kerkhoffs/BettiniPhoto©2016

Tom Dumoulin (Giant – Alpecin) had a good run in the first time trial, placing the fastest time of the day.

 

Tour de France 2016 - 103a Edizione - 14a tappa Montelimar - Villars les Dombes Parc des Oiseaux 208.5 km - 16/07/2016 - Winner Anacona (Movistar) - foto Dion Kerckhoffs/CV/BettiniPhoto©2016

The selfie is alive and well here at the Tour this year and so are the fans. Here is a fan taking a pic with Winner Anacona (Movistar).

 

Tour de France 2016 - 103a Edizione - 15a tappa Bourg en Bresse - Culoz 160 km - 17/07/2016 - Wout Poels (Team Sky) - foto Graham Watson/BettiniPhoto©2016

From the crazy rain and hail of last week, the riders returned to some extreme heat. Here is Wout Poels (Team Sky) dousing himself with a cold bottle of water.

 

Tour de France 2016 - 103a Edizione - 15a tappa Bourg en Bresse - Culoz 160 km - 17/07/2016 - Rafal Majka (Tinkoff) - foto Jan De Meuleneir/PN/BettiniPhoto©2016

This week, we finally hit some bigger climbs and with that came some breathtaking views.

 

Tour de France 2016 - 103a Edizione - 16a tappa Moirans en Montagne - Berne 209 km - 18/07/2016 - Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) - Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) - foto Luca Bettini/BettiniPhoto©2016

A perfectly timed bike throw by Peter Sagan just barely edged out Alexander Kristoff on stage 16.

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