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The pack of riders competes in heavy rain during the eighth stage of the 101st Tour de France cycling race, over 100 miles from Tomblaine to Gerardmer La Mauselaine, in France, on Saturday.

France's Blel Kadri went on to win the eighth stage of the race.

A breakaway group of riders including AG2R-La Mondiale team rider Blel Kadri, left, of France and IAM Cycling team rider Sylvain Chavanel, front, of France cycle in heavy rain during the 100-mile eighth stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Tomblaine and Gerardmer La Mauselaine, on July 12.CHRISTIAN HARTMANN / Reuters