This race day included an UCI sanctioned race at the end of a long full day of racing. A day which also had a huge turnout for most of the amateur categories. As is typical of early-season cross races in Colorado, the weather was perfect (last night we had our first snow in Denver).
My complete album of photos can be viewed here: Pedal Dancer Images - Boulder Cup, Sunday (or in slideshow). See other photos from fellow photographers at 303Cycling here. See the Boulder Cup Race Results here.
Today I share the anatomy of a sand pit fall at Valmont Bike Park in Boulder, Colorado. Known to be the location of the 2014 USA Cyclo-cross National Championships this January 8-12, and you can bet that this long stretch of sand will be included in the course. Sometimes I avert my camera lens when I see a fall, instinctively caring more about the rider, but for this one I kept snapping ...
All photos below by Karen Rakestraw at Pedal Dancer® click any image to enlarge
album of photos: Pedal Dancer Images - Boulder Cup, Sunday
|Jeremy Powers Photo by Karen Rakestraw at Pedal Dancer®|
Full results Victory Circle Graphix Boulder Cup, October 13, 2013
I like this picture of Ryan Trebon
|Ryan Trebon. Photo by Karen Rakestraw at Pedal Dancer®|
|James Driscoll Photo by Karen Rakestraw at Pedal Dancer®|
And here is a nice one of VeloNews Tech reporter Leonard Zinn riding his Zinn bicycle. Leonard is a regular at the local CX races.
|Leonard Zinn Photo by Karen Rakestraw at Pedal Dancer®|