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A pack of riders climbs the Col du Galibier in the 2011 Tour de France. The road stretches down the steep slope behind them before switchbacking far below.

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Simon Yates at the 2024 Tour de France team presentation

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Ben O'Connor leads Filippo Ganna across the finish line during a stage of the 2024 Giro d'Italia.

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Tom Pidcock climbs out of the saddle at the 2023 Strade Bianche race.

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