The 105th Tour de France, which began on July 7 and runs until July 29, is a tough, 21-stage endurance race covering 2,082 miles and featuring mountain climbs in the Alps, Pyrenees, and the Massif Central highlands of France (plus stretches of bumpy rides down cobbled roads). But for a competition so incredibly grueling, it sure is beautiful. Here, some stunning moments captured en route.Tim de Waele/Getty Images MOUNTAIN VIEW JEFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images RAY OF LIGHT
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