Rafal Majka stole the show on stage 11 of the Tour de France, the Tinkoff-Saxo man soloing to victory after attacking the breakaway on the Tourmalet.
The Pole raced to his third career stage win at the Tour – not bad, considering he only made his Tour debut last year.
On a day which saw Chris Froome maintain the big overall lead he had built up on stage ten, Majka lifted spirits in the Tinkoff-Saxo camp with a fine solo victory.
Relive the stage in photos below.
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Job well done
Race director Christian Prudhomme seems very happy with how things have played out so far (pic: Sirotti)
Rafal Majka distanced his breakakway companions on the Tourmalet to solo away to victory (pic: Sirotti)
After obliterating the general classification on stage ten, Team Sky were happy to play it safe on stage 11 (pic: Sirotti)
Dan Martin's counter-attack came too late to contest the stage win but was enough for a second second-place finish of this year's race (pic: Sirotti)
Showing his stripes
Emmanuel Buchmann claimed third place, showcasing the German national champion's stripes up the road for the first time since winning them last month (pic: Sirotti)
Three is the magic number
Rafal Majka's win added to the two achieved last year on his Tour de France debut (pic: Sirotti)
Out-of-sorts defending champion was caught out again, losing more time overall (pic: Sirotti)
Crowds lined the final climb in Cauterets in almost as thick a number as they did on the Tourmalet (pic: Sirotti)
Majka winning the stage, Sagan back in green and Basso's operation proving successful - it was a good day all-round for Tinkoff-Saxo (pic: Sirotti)
The man nicknamed the Lion earns another cuddly equivalent for his collection (pic: Sirotti)