Saturday, May 16, 2015

Giro Stage 7: Setting Something Up

As the peloton neared both the break away and the end of the longest stage of the Giro, it appeared that BMC was interested in setting up a spring board for their man, Philippe Gilbert.  The stage seemed tailor made for the former World Champion, with two steep climbs within the final 15 kilometers of the 256 kilometer stage.  Trek Factory Racing and Movistar were keeping a close eye on the Swiss team, making sure they would be able to follow any moves from the in black and red.

This is a small original watercolor and ink painting that was created using Yarka St. Petersburg watercolors and Steve Quiller brushes from  In addition, this painting and all of my cycling art is available through my artist website at  To purchase this particular painting, just follow the direct link at the end of this post.  And yes, international shipping is available.  Do act quickly to get your own piece of the 98th Giro d'Italia.