Tony Martin gets a push off from an Etixx-Quick Step mechanic after a wheel change. The German helped his two teammates Julian Alaphilippe and Dan Martin finish in the top-10 overall of the Critérium du Dauphiné, with Martin taking third place overall.
Enrico Gasparotto makes an attack uphill on the fifth stage of the Critérium du Dauphiné. The Italian, who won the Amstel Gold Race this year, was leter withdrawn by his team for low cortisol levels in line with MPCC rules.
Fabio Aru celebrates an unlikely stage victory after he held off the sprint teams to solo to victory in Tournon-sur-Rhone on stage three of the Dauphiné. It wasn't a great week overall for the Sardinian however, particularly as he eyes GC success at the Tour de France.
Fabian Cancellara shows he's still got his time trialing prowess in his final year, after he took victory in the opening stage of the Tour de Suisse. The four-time world champion managed to hold off Jurgen Roelandts by one second to take the yellow jersey in his final appearance at his home race.
Joaquim Rodriguez at the 2016 Critérium du Dauphiné. Photo: Daniel Gould
Fernando Gaviria reels in pain after crashing at the Tour de Suisse stage two. The Colombian, who missed out on the sprint finish in Milan-San Remo after a crash on the Via Roma, also missed out on contesting the finish in the Swiss race, which was won by Peter Sagan.
It wasn't the greatest return to racing for Michal Kwiatkowski at the Critérium du Dauphiné, abandoning on stage five of the race after looking out of sorts throughout the race. Still, he managed to look cool despite it.
Chris Froome, Alberto Contador, Richie Porte and Romain Bardet fight it out on the mountain slopes of the final day at the Critérium du Dauphiné. All four will have eyes on the yellow jersey this July, but it was Froome who was able to hold on to the Dauphiné lead for his third career win at the race.
As usual, the Critérium du Dauphiné took in some of the best locations the Rhône-Alpes has to offer, including an ascent of the hors categorie Col de la Madeleine on stage six of the race.
Steve Cummings took his third WorldTour win of the 2016 season after soloing to victory on the final stage of the Critérium du Dauphiné. The Brit finished nearly four minutes ahead of second place Dan Martin on the summit finish to Superdévoluy, after a perfectly timed attack from a breakaway 40km from the finish.
Bauke Mollema gets low on a descent as he tries to catch back on to the peloton at the Critérium du Dauphiné. The Dutchman showed some reasonable form in the early part of the race, hovering around the top-10 overall, but like many others was forced to call it quit on a difficult final day of the race.
Old teammates Chris Froome and Richie Porte share a laugh on the start line of stage one of the Critérium du Dauphiné, with race leader Alberto Contador alongside. The Spaniard held his race lead until stage five, when Froome's stage victory saw him take over the maillot jaune, which he held to race's end.