In the same location where Mark Cavendish won his first Tour de France stage; in 2011 he would repeat the win on the 7th stage. Here he makes his way to the podium area.
These fun loving locals were already in a relaxed mood before the first team had even left the starting gate at the 2011 Tour.
Lance Armstrong from the US rides past spectators prior to the 51km Cancer Council Classic held on the streets of Adelaide, Australia on January 16.
Young Buddhist monks came out in the rain to watch a bike race pass by along the edge of the Tibetan Plateau and what seems like the middle of nowhere.
Trees and bikes and hills…
Tour of Qinghai Lake.
The Tour of Qinghai Lake in Western China passes through some barren country side at times. The 2009 edition was no different.