• There was a frantic start to stage 15...
  • ...It took over 60km for a break to get away
  • Thomas Voeckler was one of six riders in the escape group
  • Dries Devenyns calls for a bottle
  • The break was allowed to pull clear
  • The peloton had the escape within range to start with but then backed off
  • Bradley Wiggins was in yellow for an eighth successive day...
  • ...He was again well protected by his Team Sky colleagues
  • The peloton had an easier afternoon as the break moved nearly 12 minutes clear
  • There was massive support for Wiggins and Team Sky once again
  • 'Wiggo' masks plus sideburns proved popular!
  • The man himself kept his cool throughout the stage
  • Pierrick Fedrigo attacked from the escape group with 6km remaining...
  • ...Only Christian Vande Velde could go with him but Fedrigo was strongest in the sprint, his second Tour win in Pau in three years
  • Voeckler won the battle for third...
  • ...But it was fellow Frenchman Fedrigo who was celebrating...
  • ...It was his fourth Tour de France success
  • Andre Greipel and the sprinters led home the peloton nearly 12 minutes later
  • It all meant a smiling Wiggins stays in yellow, 2:05 ahead of team-mate Chris Froome
  • Defending champion Cadel Evans will be looking to attack in the Pyrenees...
  • ...As will third-placed Vincenzo Nibali
  • Nicki Sorensen took the combativity award after bridging the gap to the break

Tour stage 15 gallery

There was a frantic start to stage 15...