After a week on the flat roads of France and Belgium, the 2012 Tour de France is going upward into the mountains.
Starting with Tuesday's Stage 10, six of the next eight stages will be contested in the mountains.
We all know about the race for the yellow jersey between Cadel Evans and Bradley Wiggins, but those two will not be contesting each other for the stage win each day.
As always, the mountain stages are very unpredictable and there are days where some riders have enough in their legs to pull off a performance for the ages.
Here are 10 riders that could take home a stage win in the next week at the Tour de France,