Sunflower field
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Stage 18

Sunflower field
The peloton cycles past a sunflower field during the 18th stage of the race near Albi. (EPA)
Cheering crowds
Lance Armstrong and Colombian Santiago Botero, right, ride past cheering spectators during the start of the 18th stage of the Tour de France between Albi to Mende. (EPA)
Breakaway pack
Left to right: Belgian Axel Merckx, Spaniard Xabier Zandio, German Matthias Kessler and Spaniard Egoi Martinez escape from the peloton during the 18th stage of the cycling race. (EPA)
Out in front
Overall leader and six-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong pedals ahead of the pack during the 18th stage of the Tour de France. Jan Ullrich of Germany is seen rear center. (AP)
Stage winner Serrano
Spaniard Marcos Serrano crosses the finish line to win the 18th stage of the Tour de France from Albi to Mende. (EPA)
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