The Tour of Turkey left Fethiye at 12:20 today for the 194km ride to Finike. See our images of the start here (put your mouse pointer over the pictures for a description).

The simitci poses with a rider from the Polsat team

Checking the wheels are secured

Remi PAURIOL  of the Cofidis Team - Yesterdays King of the Mountains

Time to sign in for the days race

The Xacobeo - Galicia Team pose after signing on for the day - Tour of Turkey 2010 Fethiye

Kenny VAN HUMMEL 3rd placed in Stage 5 of the Tour of Turkey 2010 talks with Matt Rendell in Fethiye before setting off on Stage 6 to Finike

Tour of Turkey 2010 - Time to relax and have a laugh before the race begins (Scott - Marcondes Cesar - Sao Jose dos Campos Team)

The Turkish Team is down to just two riders

Marco FRAPPORTI waves a finger at his support team

Just waiting - no ticket please

Eye candy

The race starts