Tour de France 2003

Lance wins #5!

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Robert at Karlsruhe Hbf

In Dijon

In Dijon

Liza in Dijon

More Dijon

...and more

Robert at Les Oenophiles
restaurant, near our hotel

View from the Grand Hotel,


Liza in Uriage-les-Bains

On L'Alpe d'Huez,
one of the 21 hairpin turns

View from partway up
 L'Alpe d'Huez

At the top!

Le Tour was here!  The
finishing straight atop
L'Alpe d'Huez

Robert at L'Alpe

L'Alpe de Lance -
so true!

More L'Alpe d'Huez

Liza at the 1km-red kite

...she's still there

View from the top

Foot of the climb

Climbing the Col du
Galibier - by car

At the top of the Col

Summit view...

...and another

...and another

Still on top

The Henri Desgranges
monument, founder of the
Tour de France

Coming soon - a cycling
museum on the slopes of the

At least we hope so

Robert on the Galibier

In Bourg d'Oisans, looking
up at L'Alpe

Another view up

Chamrousse - site of
the 2002 TdF mountain
time trial

Robert in Chamrousse

Grand Hotel spa at

Robert at the Grand Hotel

The Grand Hotel

The main drag in

Robert at the Hotel
Luxembourg, Paris

Observatoire ornothologique near
Chateau de Vincennes, Paris

A nearly identical

Robert at the Parc
Floral, Paris

100 Years of the
TdF exhibit, Hotel
de Ville, Paris

Greg Lemond, who else?

At the exhibit

Outside the Hotel
de Ville

Paris Metro

View from Place de
la Concorde down the
Champs Elysees

Last day of the Tour - note Texas flag over
Hotel du Crillon

Robert at the barricades,
Place de la Concorde

Robert, same place,
better light

Liza and Robert at the

...through rain and sun,
waiting for the peloton
to arrive

Lance's bike!  The
far left seat

Robert near the USPS
team bus

Champs Elysees, post-Tour

Bob Roll of OLN TV,

More Bob

Robert and Bob

Nike store display,

Paris street view from
the Hotel Luxembourg

Robert near the Rathaus,
Saarbrücken, Germany

Liza in Saarbrücken,
overlooking the Saar River

Robert also above the
Saar River

St Johann Catholic Church, Saarbrücken

Robert examining a city map

St Johann Catholic Church, Saarbrücken

Robert at the Alte Brucke,

Froschengasse (frog alley),

Robert on the Alte Brucke