Spain's Perez leads Valverde and Heras during the 18th stage of the Tour of Spain cycling race.
Spain's Santiago Perez (R) leads Alejandro Valverde (C) and Roberto Heras during the 18th stage of the Tour of Spain cycling race from Bejar to Avila on September 23, 2004. Spain's Javier Pascual Rodriguez won the stage, Colombia's Ivan Parra was second and Spain's Joan Horrach third. Spain's Heras retained the overall race lead. REUTERS/Victor Fraile VF/ACM