Below, the lead group makes its way up a minor bump (to them) on one of the Pasadena circuits.
Floyd Landis below after stage 8. (Still not sure how I feel about the guy; fans seemed to love him though.)
Batman drives Cole Grade after the peloton passes.
Here's the stragglers group on Cole Grade which was a 9-percent climb for 3 miles. Tyler Hamilton, Mark Cavendish and Wenatchee's own Tyler Farrar are in this photo. At this point they were 18 minutes behind eventual winner Frank Schleck.