Sunday, March 30, 2014

Volta Catalunya Stage 6: Solo

Unlike the Tour de France, the King of the Mountains jersey in the Volta Catalunya is a red jersey, not the spots of most races.  Also unlike most King of the Mountain Jersey wearers, it is unusual for to see the jersey cross the line first on a relatively flat stage.  With the original break away attacking and regrouping over the last 10 kilometers of the race, it came down to who could make an attack at the right time, and make it hard enough that no one could stay with them.  Today it was Stef Clement (Belkin Pro Cycling) who went just inside of the flame rouge (one kilometer to go), and went so hard that no one could catch his wheel.  So while wearing the KOM jersey, he threw his arms in the air in victory, with no one else within site of the TV camera.  This is an original watercolor and ink postcard that could be yours by being the first to visit my artist website at  For this painting follow the direct link at the end of this post.