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Stage 16: Bourg-d’Oisans to L’Alpe d’Huez

Fans crowd the course as Lance Armstrong climbs to Alpe d’Huez during Stage 16 of the Tour de France. Armstrong went on to win the individual time trial. (Doug Pensinger / Getty Images)
Lance Armstrong gets cheered on by spectators during Stage 16’s mountain trial from Bourg-D’Oisans to L’Alpe D’Huez. (Bernard Papon / L’Equipe)
German Jan Ullrich crosses the finish line of the 16th stage of the Tour de France. Ullrich finished second in the mountain time trial, 61 seconds behind Lance Armstrong. (AFP)
Overall race leader Lance Armstrong, of Austin, Texas, overtakes Italian Ivan Basso, who left 2 minutes before him, in their 9.6-mile ascent to L’Alpe d’Huez in the French Alps during the 16th stage of the Tour de France. Armstrong won the stage, Basso finished eighth. (AP)
Overall leader and five-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, of Austin, Texas, strains in the last meters on his way to winning the 16th stage of the Tour de France, a 9.6-mile individual time trial between Bourg-d’Oisans and L’Alpe d’Huez in the French Alps. (AP)
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