Practice for one of three fly-overs that happened during the 100th Tour de France. This one was over Porto Vecchio on the island of Corsica, the town that hosted a wonderful Grand Départ.
Working on a TT machine: Richie Porte\\\'s Pinarello.
Hand the man a spanner...
Faustino Munoz, master mechanic and passionate man. Regular with any Contador team.
Flying the colours of Le Tour at Porto Vecchio\\\'s harbour.
Specialized bikes for Saxo-Tinkoff.
A bike for a master.
The Mega Smeralda: home of Le Tour for the time in Corsica...
The new coloured Trek bikes of RadioShack-Leopard, unveiled on 26 June.
A new colour for the 100th...
Five-time Tour champion, Bernard Hinault.
New team name, new colours for the Giant bikes of Belkin.
A two-time champion (three-time winner) at the pre-race press conference.
The Giants of Belkin.
Mr Rogers, chatting at the back of the press conference with Rob Arnold.
Waiting for a man... (or a team).
Richie Porte on 27 June 2013.
A kiss tattoo...?
Bruno Bade: one of cycling\\\'s good guys.
Richie, Chris and Sir Dave.
David, Richie and Chris.
Chris Froome and Sir David Brailsford.
In the lights...
Scott Mitchell: one of cycling\\\'s artists...
Steve, Geraint and Eddie...
Belkin at the dock of the bay...
Gesink sends a message...
Portal at the press conference.
Cunego at the presentation...
Marcel and John at the presentation...
The future leader...
Marcel Kittel and John Degenkolb
Belkin and a Pioneer collaboration - it\\\'s all about power.
The eventual runner-up: Tour debutant, Nairo Quintana.
Nacer Bouhanni... at the presentation.
Valverde and Gutierrez. Movistars.
Ship them off to the presentation...
I pile of Pinarellos in front of the future world champion from Portugal, Rui Costa.
Rohan Dennis arrives for his first Tour.
Rohan in Porto Vecchio.
Lampre-Merida... yep, they were there.
Off to the boat...
Jack Bauer... the real deal at his Tour debut.
The world number-one, Joaquim Rodriguez.
Astana: not fresh off the Giro success.
A man and his team...
Ag2r hold Focus...
Andreas and Haimar...
A future leader, Jan Bakelants.
Adam and Jurgen.
Haimar and Jens.
No, surely... he couldn\\\'t be upset. Is Jens ever upset?
Philippe and Tejay.
Philippe and Tejay again.
Sitting by the... etc.
Legs and ink.
A man, some facial hair and an attitude.
The new British champion... Mr Cavendish.
Ready for a second green jersey...
A TT master.
2012 (and 2013) green jersey winner this end, 2011 green jersey winner at the other end.
Mick and Alberto.
Chris and Richie at the presentation...
John at the start of his last race for BMC.
John and Tejay.
Philippe and Jim.
Chris and Richie.
David Walsh, back at the Tour.
Cadel and Philippe.
Peter Sagan, centre stage.
Simon Gerrans, a leader.
A team effort.
A leader and a future leader... Simon, Simon and Daryl.
A man who likes to talk about cycling.
A team that\\\'s rocked the 100th Tour...
Rocking on the podium.
Robbie the bike handler...
The first leader. Marcel in Bastia after the incident of the bus.
Bakelants, the second leader.
Gerry and Simon.
Self portrait with a stage winner (that\\\'s me on the left).
Philippe Sudres and the Australian edition of the Official Tour Guide.