Sunday, February 22, 2015

Ruta del Sol Stage 4: Shedding Layers


The weather became another competitor in today's stage, the combination of muddy roads, cold, wind and rain, followed by an emerging rays of sun.  The riders were hard pressed to get their clothing right, the right amount of layers, arm warmers, vest, rain capes were constantly being handed back and forth between riders and their team cars.  At some points, racers would simply pass gear to different team cars figuring it would get sorted out at the end of the day.  Simon Greschke (Giant-Alpecin) took heart from is early escape from the break, to press on in earnest, this time he had the big man from Wanty-Groupe Gobert, Mirko Selvaggi, along for the ride.  Greschke must have been feeling really strong as he rarely forced Selvaggi to do his share on the front.

This is a small original watercolor and ink painting that is available through my artist website at www.greigleach.com.  To purchase this particular painting just follow the direct link at the end of this post.  And yes, international shipping is available.



If you like reading about cycling along with original art, be sure to check out my "Book de Tour - Art of the 101st Tour de France" available online world wide through Amazon and other online book retailers.


http://www.greigleach.com/large-view/Other%202015%20Cycling%20Art/2515212---206768/Painting.html#.VOp6vk05DIU