Chris Froome put on a magnificent display of climbing at the Vuelta a Espana to claim second place on an epic stage six summit finish.
The best photos from the race's first summit finish and a showdown among the top contenders.
With the help of 3D profiles from @VeloViewer we virtually climb the Vuelta's toughest peaks.
Take a closer look at the route for what looks set to be a spectacular edition of the Spanish Grand Tour.
Chris Froome continued his rise up the general classification at the Vuelta a Espana after a show of intent on stage five.
The racing ramped up a notch in Spain and we have the best of the images.
Team Sky rode well as a unit on a sweltering fourth stage at the Vuelta a Espana to ensure Chris Froome finished in the lead group.