Richie Porte of Australia, front, and Christopher Froome of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, talks to their team director as they climb towards Alpe-d'Huez pass with

 

              Richie Porte of Australia, front, and Christopher Froome of Britain, wearing the overall leader
Richie Porte of Australia, front, and Christopher Froome of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, talks to their team director as they climb towards Alpe-d'Huez pass with Joaquim Rodriguez of Spain, left, during the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 172.5 kilometers (107.8 miles) with start in Gap and finish in Alpe-d'Huez, France, Thursday July 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Bernard Papon, Pool)