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Downpours, Thunder Dampen 19th Tour de France Stage

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Image: Marcus Burghardt of Germany and BMC Racing Team leads the pack during the nineteenth stage of the 2014 Tour de France, a 129 mile stage between Maubourguet Pays du Val d'Adour and Bergerac, on Friday in Bergerac, France.
Marcus Burghardt of Germany and BMC Racing Team leads the pack during the nineteenth stage of the 2014 Tour de France, a 129 mile stage between Maubourguet Pays du Val d'Adour and Bergerac, on Friday in Bergerac, France.Bryn Lennon / Getty Images

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Marcus Burghardt of Germany and the BMC Racing Team leads the pack through heavy downpours, thunder and lightning during the nineteenth stage of the 2014 Tour de France, a 129-mile stage between Maubourguet Pays du Val d'Adour and Bergerac, on Friday in Bergerac, France. Ramunas Navardauskas of Lithuania won the stage on a late breakaway.

Image: New Zealand's Jack Bauer, right, and France's Romain Bardet left, wait for assistance after crashing in the last two miles of the nineteenth stage of the Tour de France on Friday.
New Zealand's Jack Bauer, right, and France's Romain Bardet left, wait for assistance after crashing in the last two miles of the nineteenth stage of the Tour de France on Friday.Lionel Bonaventure / Pool via AP

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