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AP The pack climbs towards Port de Bales during the 17th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 143.5 kilometers (89.2 miles) with start in Bagner - Photo

The pack climbs towards Port de Bales during the 17th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 143.5 kilometers (89.2 miles) with start in Bagner

Thursday July 19, 06:15 PM
The pack climbs towards Port de Bales during the 17th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 143.5 kilometers (89.2 miles) with start in Bagneres-de-Luchon and finish in Peyragudes, Pyrenees region, France, Thursday July 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)