25 August 2012

A Day at the Race in Colorado Springs

Garden of the Gods
After the stage start in Breckenridge (A Day at the Race in Breckenridge), the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge raced southeast to Colorado Springs passing through Garden of the Gods where Laurie and Brian lay waiting and photographing Stage 5 of the USA Pro Challenge. ©Photos by Laurie Valaer
©Photo by Laurie Valaer

©Photo by Laurie Valaer
What a minute - that is not Tejay, that is Jim Ochowicz, BMC Team Manager, he sure gets around.
Jim out for a ride   ©Photo by Laurie Valaer
The on-course announcer signals the peloton is coming
©Photo by Laurie Valaer
Jeremy Vennell   ©Photo by Laurie Valaer
Ivan Santaromita   ©Photo by Laurie Valaer
Georg Preidler  ©Photo by Laurie Valaer
Peloton passing through Garden of the Gods  ©Photo by Laurie Valaer
Ben King (RadioShack Nissan Trek)  ©Photo by Laurie Valaer
Craig Lewis (Champion Systems)  ©Photo by Laurie Valaer
Stage 5 Results, from the desk of Nicole Okoneskie of Rogers & Cowan
·         First Place – Tyler Farrar (USA) of Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda
·         Second Place – Taylor Phinney (USA) of BMC Racing Team
·         Third Place – Alessandro Bazzana (ITA) of Team Type 1-SANOFI

·         Exergy Leader Jersey – Tejay van Garderen (USA) of BMC Racing Team
·         Waste Management Sprint Jersey – Tyler Farrar (USA) of Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda
·         Nissan King of the Mountains Jersey – Tom Danielson (USA) of Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda
·         Aquadraat Best Young Rider Jersey – Joseph Lloyd Dombrowski (USA) of Bontrager Livestrong Team
·         Evolve Most Aggressive Rider Jersey – Vincenzo Nibali (ITA) of Liquigas-Cannondal

Catching up with Training Peaks - race analysis of Janic Brajkovic Timmy Duggan, Lucas Euser, and Rory Sutherland. View their numbers from the day's effort at: http://bit.ly/Pi4HOi

View the official race website at: www.ProChallenge.com