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TV helicopter and Tour de France racers on the Luz Ardiden

A TV helicopter captures Tour de France riders Thomas Voeckler, Alberto Contador, Pierre Rolland, Andy Schleck and Damiano Cunego on Luz Ardiden in the Pyrenees. Note also the optical illusion created by the helicopter exhaust in the upper right hand corner; there is no road on the mountain behind the helicopter and there was no Photoshopping done to the image--a mirage is reflecting a Lampre team car that is following the riders below and outside the photo frame. July 14, 2011. Photo: MARK JOHNSON/IRONSTRING