The Tour de France 2011 was one hell of an exciting race. The first week meant fairly flat stages for the sprinters and for the adventurous types. The second week brought the dreaded Pyrenees and this third week brought the Alpes and the final time trial. The Alpes provided what the Pyrenees did not. Breathtaking racing and some heroic moments by the cyclists. In the end 5 riders were within 4 minutes of each other with just a time trial and a show stage in Paris to go. In the end Australia’s Cadel Evans won his first Tour de France from brothers Andy and Frank Schleck. Congratulations to him and to Mark Cavendish who won his third straight stage on the Champs Elysees (never been done before) and his fifth overall in the 2011 Tour de France. It means the fastest guy on a bike gets to finally take home his Green Jersey.

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Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

The pack of riders cycles during the 16th stage from Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux to Gap at the Tour de France 2011 cycling race July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

The pack of riders cycle through the vineyards during the 16th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Saint-Paul Trois Chateaux to Gap July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Garmin-Cervelo rider Ryder Hesjedal of Canada pedals ahead of the pack during the 16th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Saint-Paul Trois Chateaux to Gap July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Saxo Bank rider Alberto Contador of Spain (R) cycles ahead of Europcar rider and race leader Thomas Voeckler of France (2nd R) and Leopard rider Andy Schleck of Luxembourg (C), BMC rider Cadel Evans of Australia (2L) and Leopard rider Frank Schleck of Luxembourg (L) during the 16th stage from Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux to Gap at the Tour de France 2011 cycling race July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC rider Cadel Evans of Australia (C) cycles ahead of Leopard rider Frank Schleck of Luxembourg (L) and his brother Andy Schleck (R) during the 16th stage from Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux to Gap at the Tour de France 2011 cycling race July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Europcar rider Thomas Voeckler of France with the leader's yellow jersey reacts at the end of the 16th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Saint-Paul Trois Chateaux to Gap July 19, 2011. Thor Hushovd of Norway won the stage while Europcar rider Thomas Voeckler of France retained the leader's yellow jersey. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

HTC-Highroad rider Tony Martin of Germany reacts during the 16th stage from Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux to Gap at the Tour de France 2011 cycling race July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Saur-Sojasun rider Jimmy Engoulvent of France pedals during the break away in the 16th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Saint-Paul Trois Chateaux to Gap July 19, 2011. Thor Hushovd of Norway won the stage while Europcar rider Thomas Voeckler of France retained the leader's yellow jersey. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol (FRANCE)

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Garmin-Cervelo rider Thor Hushovd of Norway celebrates as he crosses the finish line at the end of 16th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Saint-Paul Trois Chateaux to Gap July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

HTC highroad rider Mark Cavendish of Britian wears the sprinter jersey on podium after the 16th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Saint-Paul Trois Chateaux to Gap July 19, 2011. Thor Hushovd of Norway won the stage while Europcar rider Thomas Voeckler of France retained the leader's yellow jersey. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Omega Pharma-Lotto rider Jelle Vanendert of Belgium wears the best climber jersey on podium after the 16th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Saint-Paul Trois Chateaux to Gap July 19, 2011. Thor Hushovd of Norway won the stage while Europcar rider Thomas Voeckler of France retained the leader's yellow jersey. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Leopard-Trek rider Andy Schleck (L) of Luxembourg talks with Liquigas rider Ivan Basso of Italy before the start of the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Saxo Bank-Sungard rider Alberto Contador of Spain's bicycle is seen at the start of the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

A technician checks a bicycle wheel before the start of the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Leopard-Trek riders pedals during the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy, July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

The pack pedals during the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy, July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

The pack pedals during the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Europcar rider Thomas Voeckler (R) of France with the leader's yellow jerseytalks with Liquigas rider Ivan Basso of Italy before the start of the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

The pack pedals during the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy, July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

The pack pedals during the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy, July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Team Sky's Edvald Boasson Hagen of Norway celebrates as he crosses the finish line after the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Europcar rider Thomas Voeckler of France wears the leader's yellow jersey as he speeds down during the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy July 20, 2011. Team Sky's Edvald Boasson Hagen of Norway won the stage while Voeckler retained the leader's yellow jersey. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

The pack pedals during the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Europcar rider Thomas Voeckler (C) of France wears the leader's yellow jersey during the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy July 20, 2011. Team Sky's Edvald Boasson Hagen of Norway won the stage while Voeckler retained the leader's yellow jersey. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Euskaltel-Euskadi rider Ruben Perez Moreno of Spain pedals during the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Europcar rider Thomas Voeckler (L) of France, with the leader's yellow jersey, climbs ahead of the pack during the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Saxo Bank-Sungard rider Alberto Contador (R) of Spain rides during the final sprint with Leopard-Trek rider Andy Schleck (C) of Luxembourg and BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans (L) of Australia at the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Europcar rider Thomas Voeckler of France, wearing the leader's yellow jersey, is helped by a spectator during the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy July 20, 2011. Voeckler retained the leader's yellow jersey. REUTERS/Joel Saget/ Pool

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Euskaltel-Euskadi rider Ruben Perez Moreno of Spain pedals during the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

The pack climbs during the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Team Sky's Edvald Boasson Hagen of Norway speeds down during the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy July 20, 2011. Hagen won the stage while Europcar rider Thomas Voeckler of France retained the leader's yellow jersey. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Garmin-Cervelo rider Thor Hushovd of Norway pedals during the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

The pack climbs during the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

A combination photo shows the bicycles of (clockwise from top L) BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans, Leopard-Trek's Frank Schleck, Saxo Bank-Sungard's Alberto Contador and Leopard-Trek's Andy Schleck at the start of the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Saxo Bank-Sungard rider Alberto Contador (R) of Spain rides followed by Leopard-Trek rider Andy Schleck of Luxembourg (L) and Europcar rider Thomas Voeckler of France with the leader's yellow jersey during the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Bernard Papon/Pool

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Leopard-Trek rider Andy Schleck of Luxembourg (R) pedals during the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Gap to Pinerolo, northern Italy July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Bernard Papon/Pool

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

The pack climbs the Alpe d'Huez mountain during the 18th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Pinerolo to Le Galibier-Serre Chevalier July 21, 2011. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Leopard rider Andy Schleck of Luxembourg cycles up the Col du Galibier during the 18th stage from Pinerolo to Galibier Serre-Chevalier at the Tour de France 2011 cycling race July 21, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Leopard Trek team rider Andy Schleck of Luxembourg celebrates after winning the 18th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Pinerolo to Le Galibier-Serre Chevalier July 21, 2011. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Leopard Trek team rider Andy Schleck of Luxemburg celebrates after winning the 18th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Pinerolo to Le Galibier-Serre Chevalier July 21, 2011. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Europcar rider Thomas Voeckler of France reacts at the finish line during the 18th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Pinerolo to Le Galibier-Serre Chevalier July 21, 2011. Voeckler, who finished fifth, keeps the leader'jersey and Leopard Trek team rider Andy Schleck of Luxembourg won the stage. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

The pack climbs the Alpe d'Huez mountain during the 18th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Pinerolo to Le Galibier-Serre Chevalier July 21, 2011. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Europcar rider Thomas Voeckler (L) of France with the leader's yellow jersey shakes the hand of former champion Eddie Merckx of Belgium during the 18th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Pinerolo to Le Galibier-Serre Chevalier July 21, 2011. Leopard-Trek rider Andy Schleck of Luxembourg won the stage while Voeckler of France retained the leader's yellow jersey. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

The pack of riders cycle up the Col de l'Ange during the 18th stage from Pinerolo to Galibier Serre-Chevalier at the Tour de France 2011 cycling race July 21, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Astana rider Maxim Iglinskiy of Kazakhstan climbs during the 18th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Pinerolo to Le Galibier-Serre Chevalier July 21, 2011. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Omega Pharma-Lotto rider Vanendert of Belgium races to finish the 18th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Pinerolo to Le Galibier-Serre Chevalier July 21, 2011. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC rider Cadel Evans of Australia (R) cycles ahead of Europcar rider Thomas Voeckler of France in the the Col du Galibier during the 18th stage from Pinerolo to Galibier Serre-Chevalier at the Tour de France 2011 cycling race July 21, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Saxo Bank-Sungard rider Alberto Contador of Spain speeds down during the 18th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Pinerolo to Le Galibier-Serre Chevalier July 21, 2011. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

A rider climbs during the 18th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Pinerolo to Le Galibier-Serre Chevalier July 21, 2011. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Bmc racing team rider Cadel Evans of Australia races to finish the 18th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Pinerolo to Le Galibier-Serre Chevalier July 21, 2011. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

The pack speeds down during the 18th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Pinerolo to Le Galibier-Serre Chevalier July 21, 2011. Leopard-Trek rider Andy Schleck of Luxembourg won the stage while Voeckler of France retained the leader's yellow jersey. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Leopard-Trek rider Andy Schleck of Luxembourg climbs the Col D'Izoard mountain during the 18th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Pinerolo to Le Galibier-Serre Chevalier July 21, 2011. Leopard-Trek rider Andy Schleck of Luxembourg won the stage while Voeckler of France retained the leader's yellow jersey. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Leopard-Trek rider Andy Schleck of Luxembourg climbs during the 18th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Pinerolo to Le Galibier-Serre Chevalier July 21, 2011. Schleck won the stage while Europcar rider Thomas Voeckler of France retained the leader's yellow jersey. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Leopard-Trek rider Andy Schleck of Luxembourg climbs as he passes a man (in yellow) dressed as a character from the movie The Mask during the 18th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Pinerolo to Le Galibier-Serre Chevalier July 21, 2011. Schleck won the stage while Europcar rider Thomas Voeckler of France retained the leader's yellow jersey. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

A rider speeds down during the 18th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Pinerolo to Le Galibier-Serre Chevalier July 21, 2011. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Leopard-Trek's Franck (R) and Andy Schleck of Luxembourg stand together at the start of the 19th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Modane to Alpe d'Huez July 22, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

HTC-Highroad rider Mark Cavendish of Britain (C) greets Leopard-Trek rider Andy Schleck of Luxembourg (L) next to Leopard-Trek rider Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland before the start of the 19th stage from Modane Frejus to Alpe d'Huez at the Tour de France 2011 cycling race July 22, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Vacansoleil rider Johnny Hoogerland of the Netherlands drinks water during the 18th stage from Pinerolo to Galibier Serre-Chevalier at the Tour de France 2011 cycling race July 21, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Saxo Bank rider Alberto Contador of Spain rides in front of Leopard Trek rider Andy Schlek of Luxembourg, BMC rider Cadel Evans of Australia and Europcar rider Thomas Voeckler of France during the 19th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Modane to Alpe d'Huez July 22, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Saxo Bank-SunGard's Alberto Contador of Spain (R) cycles ahead of Leopard-Trek's Andy Schleck of Luxembourg on the Col du Galibier during the 19th stage of the Tour de France cycling race, from Modane to Alpe d'Huez, July 22, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Leopard-Trek's Andy Schleck of Luxembourg rides down the Col du Galibier during the 19th stage of the Tour de France cycling race, from Modane to Alpe d' Huez, July 22, 2011. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Saxo Bank-Sungard rider Alberto Contador of Spain rides down the Col du Galibier during the 19th stage of the Tour de France cycling race, from Modane to Alpe d' Huez, July 22, 2011. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Saxo Bank-SunGard's Alberto Contador of Spain cycles up l'Alpe d'Huez during the 19th stage of the Tour de France cycling race, from Modane to Alpe d'Huez, July 22, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Europcar's Pierre Rolland of France (R) cycles ahead of Saxo Bank-SunGard's Alberto Contador of Spain (C) and Euskaltel-Euskadi's Samuel Sanchez of Spain during the 19th stage of the Tour de France cycling race, from Modane to Alpe d'Huez, July 22, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Europcar's Pierre Rolland of France celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 19th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Modane to Alpe d' Huez July 22, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia is helped by a team member after finishing the 19th stage of the Tour de France cycling race, from Modane to Alpe d' Huez, July 22, 2011. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Leopard-Trek's Andy Schleck of Luxembourg celebrates wearing the leader's yellow jersey on the podium after the 19th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Modane to Alpe d' Huez July 22, 2011. Europcar's Pierre Rolland of France won the stage while Schleck took the yellow jersey. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Leopard-Trek's Andy Schleck of Luxembourg wears the leader's yellow jersey as he enters the anti-doping medical testing facility after the19th stage of the Tour de France cycling race, from Modane to Alpe d' Huez, July 22, 2011. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Leopard rider Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland cycles in the 20th time trial stage in Grenoble during the Tour de France cycling race July 23, 2011. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

HTC-Highroad rider Tony Martin of Germany reacts as he crosses the finish line of the 20th time trial stage in Grenoble during the Tour de France cycling race July 23, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

HTC-Highroad rider Tony Martin of Germany pauses as he is interviewed by the media after the 20th time trial stage in Grenoble during the Tour de France cycling race July 23, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

HTC highroad rider Mark Cavendish of Britian pedals during the 20th time trial stage in Grenoble during the Tour de France cycling race July 23, 2011. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Team Sky rider Edvald Boasson Hagen of Norway wears a black ribbon on his arm to commemorate the victims of Friday's blast and shooting in Norway as he crosses the finish line during the 20th time trial stage in Grenoble, during the Tour de France cycling race July 23, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia pedals during the 20th time trial stage in Grenoble during the Tour de France cycling race July 23, 2011. Evans took leader's yellow jersey. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Leopard-Trek rider Andy Schleck of Luxembourg pedals during the 20th time trial stage in Grenoble during the Tour de France cycling race July 23, 2011. BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia took leader's yellow jersey. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia pedals during the final sprint in the 20th time trial stage in Grenoble during the Tour de France cycling race July 23, 2011. Evans took leader's yellow jersey. REUTERS/Denis Balibuose

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Leopard-Trek rider Andy Schleck of Luxembourg reacts after crossing the finish line in the 20th time trial stage in Grenoble during the Tour de France cycling race July 23, 2011. BMC Racing Team's Evans of Australia took the leader's yellow jersey. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC rider Cadel Evans of Australia puts on the leader's yellow jersey after the 20th time trial stage in Grenoble during the Tour de France cycling race July 23, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Euskaltel-Euskadi's Samuel Sanchez of Spain puts on the best climber's jersey after the 20th time trial stage in Grenoble during the Tour de France cycling race July 23, 2011. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia, the leader's yellow jersey holder, is seen during the plane transfer to reach the last stage of the 98th Tour de France cycling race between Creteil and Paris July 24, 2011. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Garmin Cervello rider Thor Hushovd of Norway (L) is surrounded by photographers during a minute of silence to pay tribute to the victims of the twin attacks in Norway at the start of the last stage of the 98th Tour de France cycling race between Creteil and Paris July 24, 2011. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

Euskaltel-Euskadi's Samuel Sanchez of Spain (L), the best climber's jersey holder, HTC-Highroad rider Mark Cavendish of Britain (2nd L), the best sprinter green jersey holder, BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia (2nd R), the leader's yellow jersey holder, and Europcar rider Pierre Rolland of France (R), the best young white jersey, ride during the last stage of the 98th Tour de France cycling race between Creteil and Paris July 24, 2011. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia (R), the leader's yellow jersey holder, rides with HTC-Highroad rider Mark Cavendish of Britain, the best sprinter green jersey, during the last stage of the 98th Tour de France cycling race between Creteil and Paris July 24, 2011. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia, the leader's yellow jersey holder, rides ahead of the pack during the last stage of the 98th Tour de France cycling race between Creteil and Paris July 24, 2011. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia (C), the leader's yellow jersey holder, rides with Team Leopard-Trek riders Andy (R) and Frank (L) Schleck of Luxembourg during the last stage of the 98th Tour de France cycling race between Creteil and Paris July 24, 2011. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia, the leader's yellow jersey holder, rides with a glass of champagne during the last stage of the 98th Tour de France cycling race between Creteil and Paris July 24, 2011. Evans became the first Australian to win the Tour de France after finishing with the peloton in the last stage won by Briton Mark Cavendish on Sunday. REUTERS/Stringer

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

The pack of riders cycles on the Champs Elysees in Paris during the final stage of the 98th Tour de France cycling race between Creteil and Paris July 24, 2011. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia takes a curve in front of the Arc du Triomphe in Paris during the final stage of the 98th Tour de France cycling race between Creteil and Paris July 24, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia rides ahead of the pack in Paris during the final stage of the 98th Tour de France cycling race between Creteil and Paris July 24, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans (L) of Australia rides in front of the Eiffel tower in Paris during the final stage of the 98th Tour de France cycling race between Creteil and Paris July 24, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

HTC highroad rider Mark Cavendish of Britain (C) celebrates as he crosses the finish line in Paris during the final stage of the 98th Tour de France cycling race between Creteil and Paris July 24, 2011. Cavendish won the last stage of the Tour de France cycling race while BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia became the first Australian to win the Tour de France after finishing with the peloton. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

HTC highroad rider Mark Cavendish of Britain celebrates as he crosses the finish line in Paris during the final stage of the 98th Tour de France cycling race between Creteil and Paris July 24, 2011. Cavendish won the last stage of the Tour de France cycling race while BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia became the first Australian to win the Tour de France after finishing with the peloton. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia (C), the leader's yellow jersey holder, celebrates with his teammates after crosses the finish line in Paris during the final stage of the 98th Tour de France cycling race between Creteil and Paris July 24, 2011. Evans became the first Australian to win the Tour de France after finishing with the peloton in the last stage won by Briton Mark Cavendish on Sunday. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia (C), the leader's yellow jersey holder, celebrates with his teammates after crossing the finish line in Paris during the final stage of the 98th Tour de France cycling race between Creteil and Paris July 24, 2011. Evans became the first Australian to win the Tour de France after finishing with the peloton in the last stage won by Briton Mark Cavendish on Sunday. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia celebrates on podium with the leader's yellow jersey after winning the 98th Tour de France cycling race in Paris July 24, 2011. Evans became the first Australian to win the Tour de France after finishing with the peloton in the last stage won by Mark Cavendish of Britain on Sunday. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia (R) celebrates on podium with the leader's yellow jersey after winning the 98th Tour de France cycling race in Paris July 24, 2011. Evans became the first Australian to win the Tour de France after finishing with the peloton in the last stage won by Mark Cavendish of Britain on Sunday. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia (R), with the leader's yellow jersey, embraces Leopard Trek rider Andy Schleck of Luxembourg after winning the 98th Tour de France cycling race as they celebrate on the podium in Paris July 24, 2011. Evans became the first Australian to win the Tour de France after finishing with the peloton in the last stage won by Mark Cavendish of Britain on Sunday. Andy Schleck was second overall with his brother Frank taking third place. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia (C) celebrates on podium with the leader's yellow jersey after winning the 98th Tour de France cycling race ahead of Leopard riders Andy (L) and Frank (R) Schleck of Luxembourg in Paris July 24, 2011. Evans became the first Australian to win the Tour de France after finishing with the peloton in the last stage won by Mark Cavendish of Britain on Sunday. Andy Schleck was second overall with his brother Frank taking third place. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia (C) celebrates on podium with the leader's yellow jersey after winning the 98th Tour de France cycling race ahead of Leopard riders Andy (L) and Frank (R) Schleck of Luxembourg in Paris July 24, 2011. Evans became the first Australian to win the Tour de France after finishing with the peloton in the last stage won by Mark Cavendish of Britain on Sunday. Andy Schleck was second overall with his brother Frank taking third place. REUTERS/Bernard Papon/Pool

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

HTC highroad rider Mark Cavendish of Britain kisses the green jersey on podium in Paris after winning the final stage of the 98th Tour de France cycling race between Creteil and Paris July 24, 2011. Evans became the first Australian to win the Tour de France after finishing with the peloton in the last stage won by Cavendish of Britain on Sunday. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia (R) holds the trophy next to HTC highroad rider Mark Cavendish of Britain on podium in Paris after the final stage of the 98th Tour de France cycling race between Creteil and Paris July 24, 2011. Evans became the first Australian to win the Tour de France after finishing with the peloton in the last stage won by Briton Mark Cavendish on Sunday. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia (R) celebrates on the podium after winning the 98th Tour de France cycling race flanked by Euskaltel-Euskadi's Samuel Sanchez of Spain (2nd L), the best climber's jersey holder, HTC-Highroad rider Mark Cavendish of Britain (2nd R), the best sprinter green jersey holder and Europcar rider Pierre Rolland of France, the best young white jersey in Paris July 24, 2011. Evans became the first Australian to win the Tour de France after finishing with the peloton in the last stage won by Mark Cavendish of Britain on Sunday. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia (R) leaves the podium after winning the 98th Tour de France cycling race followed by Euskaltel-Euskadi's Samuel Sanchez of Spain (2nd L), the best climber's jersey holder, HTC-Highroad rider Mark Cavendish of Britain (2nd R) , the best sprinter green jersey holder and Europcar rider Pierre Rolland of France, the best young white jersey, in Paris July 24, 2011. Evans became the first Australian to win the Tour de France after finishing with the peloton in the last stage won by Mark Cavendish of Britain on Sunday . REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Tour De France 2011: 3rd Week Highlights

BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans of Australia, wearing the leader's yellow jersey, holds his bicycle in front the Arc de Triomphe as he celebrates on the Champs Elysees after winning the 98th Tour de France cycling race in Paris July 24, 2011. Evans became the first Australian to win the Tour de France after finishing with the peloton in the last stage won by Mark Cavendish of Britain on Sunday. Andy Schleck was second overall with his brother Frank taking third place. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Jul 24, 2011