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In a blur

Stage 2 is all a blur (EFE)


Astana rolls on Stage 2 (Rodolfo Espinosa/MARCA)


Stage 2: Lining out (Rodolfo Espinosa/MARCA)


Contador on a good day (Diego Tuson/AFP/Getty Images)

Movin' up

Don't point that helmet at me! (Rodolfo Espinosa/MARCA)

Three favorites

Friends and foes: Contador, Valverde, and Sastre (EFE)

Cezanne through a fish's eye

Perspective on Spain (Diego Tuson/AFP/Getty Images)

Run for your olives!

Olive snatchers (Diego Tuson/AFP/Getty Images)

Pipped at the pass Stage 8: Valverde wins on Contador's steam (Diego Tuson/AFP/Getty Images)

Bazayev on point

Astana controls the tempo (Graham Watson, Astana website)


Girasoles, Stage 10 (AFP)

September 10, 2008

Alberto Contador with team manager Johan Bruyneel
(Rodolfo Espinosa/MARCA)

Angliru angles

Alberto takes a curve on the Angliru (Rodolfo Espinosa/MARCA)

Angliru angels

Cheered on by the fans, and the flag, of Asturias (Rodolfo Espinosa/MARCA)

Angliru anger

Angliru accomplished (Jaime Reina/AFP/Getty Images)

Target: Angliru

Bang! (Tim de Waele/Team CSC Gallery)


Contador makes it two in a row in Asturias (Jaime Reina/AFP/Getty Images)


An effervescent mood (Jaime Reina/AFP/Getty Images)

#%$&!! Stage 15: It could've been worse (Rodolfo Espinosa/MARCA)

Flecha's a Yankee Doodle Dandy!

Flecha yanks the flag from an unfortunate man with antlers (Felix Ordonez/REUTERS)

Figuring it out

Custom sunglasses for the Tour/Giro winner (Jaime Reina/AFP/Getty Images)

Stage 18

Alberto signals friends and family from the podium (REUTERS)

What have the Romans ever done for Segovia?

It would take an aqueduct to fill all those bidons (Jaime Reina/AFP/Getty Images)

All over but the shouting

Across the finish line and into history (Jaime Reina/AFP/Getty Images)

Triple champion

Contador and the Triple Crown trophy (Jaime Reina/AFP/Getty Images)


An emotional Contador hears his anthem (Rodolfo Espinosa/MARCA)

Tu Vuelta, amigo

El Pistolero de Pinto (Rodolfo Espinosa/MARCA)

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