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2009 Tour de France
July 4 - July 26, 2009

Pictures from Fotoreporter Sirotti for Stage 5, Wednesday, July 8: Le Cap d'Agde - Perpignan, 196.5 km

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Lance Armstrong and Levi Leipheimer have a word before the start of the stage.
The crowds outside the Astana bus at the start area.
Cadel Evans finds himself in a deep hole after a disastrous team time trial.
What a nice man. Tom Boonen gives a young fan an autograph.
The press wants a few words fron Andy Schleck before the start.
Thomas Voeckler holds off the pack.
Voeckler looks back to see if the fast closing pack will catch fellow break member Mikhail Ignatiev (in white, in the lead).
He's got it with Cavendish (green) and Farrar (Garmin) closing fast.
Cavendish throws his bike for third place, but Ignatiev is still ahead.