Cycling photography - April 2000

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Herne Hill Track meet

The good Friday track meeting at London's famous Herne Hill velodrome attracted plenty of stars to race. We were supplied with the following photos from the event. Phil O'Connor took a great one of the British Olympic Sprint team (Queally, MacLean and Hoy). The next bunch of pictures were shot by Andy Storey:

Sea Otter Classic

Dennis McGovern took these shots of the MTB races at the Sea Otter Classic in the USA, March 16 - 18.

Phil Marques took the following photos of the road races at the Sea Otter Classic. He also sent us a photo from the 1999 Tour Le Fleur.

USPRO Championships, 1998-99

These pics of the last two editions were provided to us courtesy of longtime cyclingnews reader, Tony Szurly.


The following pictures are of the first and second place getters in this year's Paris-Camembert, held on April 25.

Henri Isnard

Henri Isnard sent along some pics from two early season French races: The Tour du Haut Var (February) and Paris-Nice.

Roger Thomas

Roger Thomas took these photos at the 86th Liege-Bastogne-Liege, held in Belgium on the 16th April. For more, please go to our special photos page.

Jeffrey Komar

Jeffrey Komar took these photos at the BMC Software criterium in the USA, on April 8, and he provided us with these shots of the actions.

Sabine Sunderland

A valued cyclingnews contributor, Sabine Sunderland keeps us in touch with the movements of husband Scott. She also is a handy photographer, and took these pics of some of the Belgian races. Please go to the Ronde van Vlaanderen page for photos of that race.

Grote Scheldeprijs Schoten

  • Group of five - Hunter leads, with Klier, Joachim, Omloop and De Clercq following
  • The break - Michaelsen leads Hunter, Joachim, Omloop, Klier and de Clercq
  • Hans de Clercq - leading going into the final finishing circuit
  • Enrico Leone - wins the sprint ahead of Blijlevens and van Bon
  • Mapei in the lead -on the second of the three 12 kilometre finishing laps
  • Start of the peloton - Scott Sunderland on the left
  • The peloton - The first half of the peloton near the start
  • Team Mapei - Mapei lead the chase on the first of the three 12 kilometre finishing laps

GP Pino Cerami, Belgium, April 7:

Casey Gibson

Casey Gibson is a professional photographer in the United States. He took these photos of the US Postal team at their training camp earlier this year which he has supplied to us.

Ster der Beloften

These photos of the Ster der Beloften were taken by Patrick Weeginf of Weegink Fotografie Almelo, and were supplied to cyclingnews by Dick Soepenberg.

Fleche Wallonne

View the latest photos from La Fleche Wallonne - one of the toughest Belgian classics of the season.


The following photos from the 98th edition of the "Hell of the North" are from the AFP archive. They capture the mood of one of the classic editions of this race.


The Belgian semi-classic saw a 1-2 victory for Tuen van Vliet's Farm Frites team. Here is some of the action.

Ronde van Vlaanderen

One of the hardest classics of all - the 16 cobbled climbs make life hell for the 200 or so competitors in the race.

Vuelta Ciclista Aragon

These photos from the Vuelta a Aragon are taken from the AFP archive.

MTB World Cup #2 - Matazlan

Mac Weist of IBP Photo, sent us this picture of Paul Rowney and Rob Woods eating the dust during the race.

Christophe Podevin

Cristophe photographed Australia's Juanita Feldhahn at the Saint-Genis-Pouilly race in France. These photos are available at his website.

Jan van den Berg

Jan van den Berg from the Netherlands took the following shots at the Ronde van Vlaanderen on April 2.


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