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Cycling photography for March - Part I

Clásica de Pasca
33rd Bendigo Madison
Open de Espana 2
Acca Due O - Pasta Zara - Lorena Camicie team training ride
37th Giro delle Tre Province
Vuelta de las Americas
St Kilda Cycling Club
Riding in the snow
CCC Polsat team training
Giro del Mendrisiotto
Pomona Valley Stage Race
Vuelta a Murcia
Memorial Samyn
St Kilda Cycling Club Criterium
24th Vuelta Ciclística Independencia Nacional
@HOME team presentation
San Diego World Cup Qualifier
Joe Papp's Vuelta a Cuba diary
Snelling Road Race
Carnegie Caulfield CC
1st Geelong World Cup
Het Volk
Australia Women's World Cup presentations

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Clásica de Pasca - NE

Images courtesy Clásica de Pasca

Prologue - March 13: Cundinamarca

  • Hernán Darío Bonilla (05 Orbitel) on his way to 5th place in the opening prologue. Bonilla won the following stage in the afternoon, and in doing so, took over the race leader's jersey from Ricardo Mesa (Lotería de Boyacá).

33rd Bendigo Madison

Images by Bendigo Advertiser

Open de Espana 2

Images by Isma Lejarreta

Acca Due O - Pasta Zara - Lorena Camicie team training ride

Images by Photo Ianuale

37th Giro delle Tre Province

Images by Walter Brambilla/www.laborraccia.it

Vuelta de las Americas

Images by Jairo Enrique Rodrìguez unless stated otherwise

Stage 21 - March 16: Circuito Méjico DF, 100.8 km

Stage 15 - March 9: Morelia – Toluca, 230 km

Stage 14 - March 8: Querétaro – Morelia, 189.9 km

Stage 13 - March 7: San L. Potosí – Querétaro, 199 km

Stage 12 - March 6: Aguascalientes – San L. Potosí, 160 km

Stage 11 - March 5: León – Aguascalientes, 128 km

Stage 10 - March 4: Guadalajara – León, 207 km

Stage 9 - March 2: Circuito Mazatlán, 104 km

Images by Luis Alonso Rodriguez Carrillo

Stage 7 - February 28: Circuito en Monterrey, 100 km

Stage 5 - February 26: Veracruz – Xalapa, 93.7 km

Stage 4 - February 25: Villahermosa – Coatzacoalcos, 169 km

Stage 2 - February 23: Mérida – Campenche, 176 km

St Kilda Cycling Club

Images by Mikkeli Godfree

Riding in the snow

Mikkeli Godfree spent some time in England's Yorkshire Dales over the winter, and sent these pics of classic Yorkshire snow

CCC Polsat team training

Images by Andrzej Dyszynski

Giro del Mendrisiotto

Images thanks to Velo Club Mendrisio

Pomona Valley Stage Race

Stage 2 - March 7: KB Home circuit race

Images by Rob Karman/www.roadbikephotos.com/

Stage 3 - March 8: Puddingstone road race, 90 miles

Images by Rob Karman/www.roadbikephotos.com/

Men

Women

Images by James Doh

  • Jennifer Stevens (Red5 Racing), Alison Dunlap (T-Mobile) and Megan Elliot (Saturn) in a breakaway
  • Alison Dunlap powers the break up a hill.
  • Gina Hewes does her own 4-stage race... as one of the key organizers of the event!
  • There were many club members and family that put in long hours to make the race a success. Here Dominic Galenti marshalls the course.
  • The main pack in the womens' Puddingstone Road Race. Rona rode the front protecting Genevieve Jeanson's leaders yellow jersey.
  • With a team of only 4 riders, Rona's talented team always rode the front to protect Genevieve.
  • Saturn set tempo all day in the road race, eating up breakaway attempts.
  • A USA national team member grabs some food in the finishing straight.
  • The men's field at the Puddingstone Road Race, Stage 3.
  • Saturn and Prime Alliance drive the field.

Stage 4 - March 9: Old Town Criterium

Images by Rob Karman/www.roadbikephotos.com/

Images by Steve Scott

Images by James Doh

  • Schroeder Iron attacked all day. Here Jake Erker and Pete Knudeson send alarm bells ringing through the peloton.
  • Cyclocross star Tim Johnson (Saturn) turns on the afterburners to reel in the breakaway.
  • Saturn riders take the whoop-de turn 3.
  • Tom Danielson (Saturn) locked up the yellow jersey with a devestating time trial in Stage 1. He set the new course record previously held by Tinker Juarez and Pete Knudeson
  • Karen Bockell (Rona-Esker), Alison Dunlap (T-Mobile), Megan Elliot (Saturn) and Helen Kelly (TDS-Salsa) formed the winning break.
  • Lynne Bessette (Saturn) and race leader Genevieve Jeanson (Rona-Esker) covered attacks all day to ensure Bockell's break would stay away.
  • Kristin Lasasso (Rona-Esker) negotiates turn 2.
  • Desira Utzig (Dasani) leads Genevieve Jeanson (Rona-Esker) and Amber Neben (T-Mobile) through a turn.
  • Alison Dunlap (T-Mobile) and Megan Elliot motor to keep the break alive.
  • Karen Bockell (Rona-Esker) and the charming Aussie, Helen Kelly (TDS-Salsa) ensured the break would stay away until the end.
  • XC World Champion Alison Dunlap (T-Mobile) was aggressive and powerful all weekend. She was also very kind off the bike. World Champ and world class!
  • Saturn rider puts the smack down!
  • The Kid's race has been a popular addition to PVSR. Here the kids line up in the staging area.
  • How did Helen Kelly (TDS-Salsa) podium in a close sprint with Bockell and Dunlap? She informs us it's the snappy shoe covers! We were very happy for this charismatic and talented Aussie!
  • Prime Alliance spent some time signing autographs for fans. They were also riding their new Pinarello Prince cycles with backwards bent forks and seatstays.
  • People line up for a signature.
  • The ladies love JV!
  • The race blasts by the Red Bull registration tent.
  • The closest race of the weekend was in Cat 4. Here Steve Ferretti (SC Velo) powers a breakaway that ended in a solo victory and 27 seconds over the field. 1 second short of overall victory!
  • The happy SC Velo cat 4 team. (L to R) Steve "Fast" Ferretti (2nd GC, 1st stage 4), Brian Smith, Dan Vinson (8th GC, 3rd Green Jersey, 2nd stage 4), Joe Zambrano, Josh Purch, Brian Murphy, Jared Shimizu (10th GC, 1st stage 3), Ken Trainor, Chris Wentz (7th GC).

Still more images by James Doh!

Memorial Samyn

Images by AFP Photo/Yves Boucau

Vuelta a Murcia

Stage 1 - March 5: Murcia - Ceuti, 162.1 km

Images by AFP Photo/J.F. Moreno

Stage 2 - March 6: Alguazas - Alto Cresta del Gallo, 153.6 km

Images by AFP Photo/J.F. Moreno

Stage 3 - March 7: Caravaca - Caravaca, 160.8 km

Images by AFP Photo/J.F. Moreno

  • Erik Zabel (Telekom) celebrates on the podium after winning the third stage of the Tour of Murcia in Cravaca

Stage 4 - March 8: Cartagena - Alto de La Santa, 167.0 km

Images by AFP Photo/J.F. Moreno

Stage 5 - March 9: Murcia - Murcia ITT, 12.9 km

Images by AFP Photo/J.F. Moreno

Images by Diseño web masadelante.com

St Kilda Cycling Club Criterium

Images by Mikkeli Godfree

24th Vuelta Ciclística Independencia Nacional

Images by Franklin Beras Zorrilla

@HOME team presentation

Images by DCP/Bert Geerts

San Diego World Cup Qualifier

Day 1

Images by Mike Gladu/www.velodrome.com

Images by Mitchell Clinton/clintonphoto.com

Day 2

Images by Mitchell Clinton/clintonphoto.com

Images by Mike Gladu/www.velodrome.com

  • Stephen Alfred in the Cody Racing colors for 2003 earned top seed in the match sprint with the fastest clocking.
  • Tanya Lindenmuth claimed the top spot in qualifying
  • New USABA pairing Carissa Whitsell and Katie Compton held off Pam Fernandes and Renee Duprell, another new matchup, in the Paralympic Tandem Sprints.
  • Jamie Staff (GBR) is quickly gaining valuable track sprinting experience - tested in this case by young US National Team Olympic hopefuls Giddeon Massie and Garth Blackburn in the early sprint rounds.
  • A painfully long yet eventually successful solo effort to take a lap earned Eric Saunders the win in the men's points race.
  • Erin Mirabella made quick work of the competition in the Women's 3k pursuit.
  • Tanya Lindenmuth saved her strength for the Sprints, putting away 2001 Jr World Sprint Champ Sarah Uhl.
  • Jamie Staff fought hard for his bronze medal, needing all three rides to get past Mark Guerin in the finals.
  • Marty Nothstein's ended his long day (200m, points race qualifying heat and final, all sprints rounds) with a silver medal - falling in the end to the top sprint seed Stephen Alfred.
  • Men's match sprint champions Alfred and Nothstein.

Day 3

Images by Mitchell Clinton/clintonphoto.com

Images by Mike Gladu/velodrome.com

Joe Papp's Vuelta a Cuba diary

Images by Neil Aldridge

Images by Joe Papp and Mike Fraysse

Images by Franklin Reyes and Neil Aldridge

Snelling Road Race

Images by Tiffany Bianco/Fleeting Moment Photography

Carnegie Caulfield CC

Images by Mal Sawford

1st Geelong World Cup

Images by John Veage

Australia Women's World Cup presentations

Images by James Victor

Images by Gennie Sheer/Cycling Australia

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