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John’s End of Year Photo Gallery

A miscellaneous gallery

PeloPics: John Thomson has dragged his archives for another of his classic photo galleries of the stars of cyclocross and road, even with a mountain biker thrown in, although he is a World champion. A real mix from Canada in the 90’s up to Europe in 2019.

John’s Miscellaneous Gallery:
“My end of year gallery has a mix of mostly unseen shots from the recent and distant past. We are all looking forward to things getting back to normal. Seasons greetings to everyone!!”

 

van der poel
Mathieu van der Poel leads Wout van Aert on the first lap in Essen 2016

 

van aert
Wout van Aert riding to the win in Essen 2016

 

meeusen
Tom Meeusen rode to a fine podium finish in Essen 2016 after an early crash

 

van der poel
Van der Poel had a few mechanicals and was off the podium as the fans head home in the mist in 2016

 

iserbyt
Off to a great start this year, Eli Iserbyt as U23 world champion winning in Overijse 2016

 

van aert
Wout van Aert riding to 2nd place behind Van der Poel in front of a tough Belgian crowd in Overijse 2016

 

van der poel
Mathieu van der Poel enjoying his win at Zonhoven 2018

 

van der poel
Mathieu van der Poel a little closer at Zonhoven 2018

 

keilich
Belgian U23 champion Timo Kielich at Namur 2019

 

pidcock
British champion Tom Pidcock was “the coldest I’ve ever been” at Namur in 2019 for 4th place

 

aerts
Toon Aerts during his epic battle at Namur 2019

 

stybar
Zdenek Stybar broke a sweat early at the Waaslandcross Sint-Niklaas 2019 to finish a fine 6th

 

van der poel
Matthieu van der Poel came second behind Toon Aerts at Hotondcross Ronse 2019

 

fan
A true fan enjoying the Hotondcross Ronse 2019

 

van der poel
Mathieu van der Poel keeping it upright for the win at Overijse 2019

 

gastown
Using two flashes at Gastown GP Vancouver

 

stieda
Alex Stieda at Fort Langley road race. Shot with a Rolleicord on negative film

 

ubc
Road race at UBC Vancouver

 

walton
Brian Walton at Canadian track championships Victoria, BC. Shot with a Pentax 645 on transparency film

 

boonen
Two-times previous winner Tom Boonen at Scheldeprijs 2016

 

pozzato
A glowing Filippo Pozzato at Tour of Flanders start in Antwerp 2017. He was 2nd in 2012

 

kristoff
The previous years winner Alexander Kristoff with Sylvain Chavanel at Tour of Flanders 2016

 

flanders
Mathieu Ladagnous and Tom Boonen at Tour of Flanders 2016

 

stuyven
Jasper Stuyven at Tour of Flanders 2017

 

gilbert
Philippe Gilbert riding to his solo victory at Tour of Flanders 2017

 

terpstra
Niki Terpstra would go on to win a cloudy and wet Tour of Flanders 2018

 

matteo
Future Canadian champion Matteo Dal-Cin at Gastown GP

 

tuft
Svein Tuft at Yaletown GP Vancouver

 

green
Two time world mountain bike champion Roland Green in the clouds at Grouse Mountain BC World Cup 2001

 

boonen
Tom Boonen at GP Montreal 2016

 

van avermaet
Greg Van Avermaet rides to the win at the “fastest Paris Roubaix ever” in 2017

 

greipel
Andre Greipel at Paris Roubaix 2016

 

oss
Daniel Oss at Paris Roubaix 2016

 

sagan
Peter Sagan in the dust of Paris Roubaix had some bad luck in 2017 but would win the next year

 

cobbles
Paris Roubaix cobbles at the start in Compiegne

 

t martin
Tony Martin at Paris Roubaix 2018

 

t martin
Tony Martin after the finish at Paris Roubaix 2018

 

sagan gilbert
Peter Sagan and Philippe Gilbert the last two winners of Paris Roubaix

 

hayman boonen
Tom Boonen and Mathew Hayman with Sep Vanmarcke on the velodrome at Paris Roubaix 2016

 

# Big thanks again to John for his great photos – Just the motivation we need for the winter and after the ‘different’ 2020 season. #

 

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