California’18: Photo Gallery Round Up!
PeloPics: During the Amgen Tour of California we had our PEZman Darrell Parks roadside with his camera, but Cor Vos also had his team there. So, to wind-up the big US race we have put together the best images from the Cor Vos collection for a stage-by-stage photo gallery… Enjoy!
EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale presented to the fans at the fair ground
Stage 1 with the Queen Mary in the background
Stage 1 started and finished in Long Beach
Stage 1 took in the harbor area before the win went to Quick-Step Floors’ Fernando Gaviria
The start of stage 2 from Ventura Beach
It was an easy start to stage 2
The Sky team strung the race out
Lunch time for the World champion
The Peloton had to come through on the way to Gibraltar Road on stage 2. Egan Bernal (Sky) took the win and the overall lead, finishing 21 seconds ahead of Rafal Majka (Bora-Hansgrohe) with Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) at 25 seconds
Nice vintage cars at the road side on stage 3 just after the start in King City
EF Education Fist-Drapac sent Lawson Craddock out on a solo ride on stage 3
There is a big country out there
Overall leader, Sky’s Egan Bernal makes his way to the podium
The stage 3 podium: A very happy stage winner, Toms Skujins (Trek-Segafredo) with second placed Sean Bennett (Hagens Berman Axeon) and Caleb Ewan (Mitchelton-Scott)
Taylor Phinney (EF Education First-Drapac) is still a big star and on the TV interview list
Nice skin suit for Antwan Tolhoek (LottoNL-Jumbo) in the stage 4 time trial. Tejay van Garderen won the test ahead of BMC teammate Patrick Bevin and Tao Geoghegan Hart (Sky) to take the overall lead.
Stage 5 from Stockton to Elk Grove
No stage wins in the 2018 Amgen Tour of California for the World champion Peter Sagan, but he still seems happy
The flags were out for the race on stage 5. Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) won the sprint for his second stage win. Caleb Ewan (Mitchelton-Scott) was 2nd and Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) took 3rd as Tejay van Garderen (BMC) held the overall lead
Stage 6 started in Fulsom and took in the Johnny Cash Trail
Stage 6 finished in South Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe looks good at this time of year
Stage 6 was a 122.1-mile race from Folsom to South Lake Tahoe with seven categorized climbs. Egan Bernal (Sky) attacked on the penultimate Daggett
On stage 6 Egan Bernal (Sky) regained the overall race lead with a daring solo uphill finish
Stage 7 passed the State Capitol and Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) took his third California stage win and Egan Bernal (Sky) held his overall lead for the final victory
Peter Sagan managed a 4th place on the final stage 7, but these guys at the roadside are more interested in a selfie
You can see all the best photos from the peloton in PEZ PeloPics.